James Root House
Daughter Ina Boone married James Root.
Their children Austin, Jim, Cora, Sarah, and
Harold were raised here. One winter the creek
overflowed so they rowed their boat a mile
across a field to their grandparent's house.
Erected 2017 by Danville Heritage Resource Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 49.382′ N, 122° 0.146′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Railroad Avenue, Danville CA 94526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Austin Root House, 1919 (within shouting distance of this marker); Close Family Property (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); McDonald's Drug Store (about 700 feet away);
Regarding James Root House. This property is Danville Heritage Resource No. 21.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.