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

Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse

 

— Built 1937 —

 
Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 9, 2020
1. Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker
Inscription.  As the community's first service organization, the Women's Club of Walnut Creek helped meet many community needs. It established the first public library in 1916 and the first Walnut Festival in 1936. The club purchased the land for its clubhouse in 1933 for $750, completing it in 1937. It was used until the club sold the building in June 1997. The Women's Club disbanded in June 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen.
 
Location. 37° 54.04′ N, 122° 3.534′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Carmel Drive, on the left when traveling east on Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1224 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walnut Creek Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beniamino Bufano (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse (about 600 feet
Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 9, 2020
2. Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse and Marker
The marker is (well, almost) visible here in the shadows on the left, mounted to the building.
away); Town Hall (about 600 feet away); Nut Bowl Fountain (about 700 feet away); Walnut Creek Meat Market (about 700 feet away); Post Office (about 700 feet away); Ramona Theatre (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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