El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Adobe Houses of Victor Castro
Late 1830's to 1956
Erected 1958 by Contra Costa Historical Society, Native Daughters of the Golden West Cerrito de Oro Parlor 306. (Marker Number 356.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 20, 1956.
Location. 37° 53.952′ N, 122° 18.057′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Carson Boulevard east of San Pablo Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cerrito Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Cerrito Hills (about 300 feet away); Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument Historic Cerrito Creek (about 500 feet away); The Little Hill (about 600 feet away); El Cerrito's Nightlife (about 700 feet away); El Cerrito's First Mayor (about 700 feet away); Rust (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
More about this marker. This site is California State Historic Landmark No. 356.
Also see . . . The Castro Adobe, 1841 (El Cerrito Historical Society). (Submitted on January 9, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.