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

Cabral/Foster House

1926

 
 
Cabral Foster House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 14, 2020
1. Cabral Foster House Marker
Inscription.  This 1921 Craftsman-Bungalow was originally owned by Tony Cabral who drove a cattle truck from Tassajara Valley to the Train Depot. Kids in town waited in front of Elliot's Bar and helped him load prize- winning cattle for the Sacramento State Fair.

It burned down and was rebuilt in 1926. In 1941 it was sold to George Foster who drove trucks for Peterson Tractor. His wife Minnie was a "Rosie the Riveter” who drove a truck during Word War II.
 
Erected 2017 by Danville Heritage Resource Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 49.288′ N, 121° 59.962′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Hartz Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 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. Joe Foster House (a few steps from this marker); Danville Hotel Territory (within shouting distance of this marker); McCauley House (within shouting distance

Cabral/Foster House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 14, 2020
2. Cabral/Foster House and Marker
of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Cooley House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McDonald's Drug Store (about 300 feet away); First Danville Fire Station (about 300 feet away); Cohen-Vecki House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Regarding Cabral/Foster House. This property is Danville Heritage Resouce no. 4.
 
 
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 50 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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