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

Marazzani Boarding House

 
 
Marazzani Boarding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 8, 2009
1. Marazzani Boarding House Marker
Inscription.  
120
Berrelessa
Old Town Martinez
Home of Historic Interest
Original
Marazzani Boarding House
This establishment was home to
many Italian fishermen & cannery
workers & was a popular eating
& gathering place.
Circa 1890's

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 1.206′ N, 122° 8.491′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Berrellesa near Embarcadero Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Berrellesa Street, Martinez CA 94553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pellegrini Home and Fish Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe DiMaggio's Birthsite (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Martinez Train Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); 410 Alhambra (approx. 0.2 miles away); 424 Alhambra (approx. 0.2 miles away); 236 Buckley (approx. 0.2
Marazzani Boarding House image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 8, 2009
2. Marazzani Boarding House
miles away); 225 Buckley Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 413-419 Marina Vista (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
 
Regarding Marazzani Boarding House. The neighborhood, situated just to the west of Granger's wharf, was settled by Italian immigrants employed in the fishing industry. The Marazzani House is now a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 17, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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