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Danville in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Joe Foster House

1926

 
 
Joe Foster House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 14, 2020
1. Joe Foster House Marker
Inscription.  In 1921 this property was home to carpenter Joe Foster. In 1926, while his wife Annie was busy making strawberry jam in the kitchen, the house caught fire and burned to the ground.

Joe's father rebuilt this Craftsman-Bungalow which included a stable in the back where they kept chickens.

 
Erected 2017 by Danville Heritage Resource Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 49.282′ N, 121° 59.957′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Hartz Avenue north of Short Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 Hartz 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. Cabral/Foster House (a few steps from this marker); McCauley House (a few steps from this marker); Danville Hotel Territory (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Cooley House

Joe Foster House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 14, 2020
2. Joe Foster House and Marker
The marker is visible here on the porch, to the left of the windows.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cohen-Vecki House (about 400 feet away); McDonald's Drug Store (about 400 feet away); First Danville Fire Station (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Regarding Joe Foster House. This property is Danville Heritage Resource no. 12.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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