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Tatcan Bay Miwok Indians

 
 
Tatcan Bay Miwok Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, June 16, 2022
1. Tatcan Bay Miwok Indians Marker
Inscription.  These Native Americans lived in villages along the San Ramon Creek. They harvested Valley Oak acorns and seeds, fished for salmon and hunted birds, deer and rabbits. Evidence of their culture has been unearthed over the years including obsidian arrowheads, burials, grinding stones and pestles scattered around the valley. The peaceful Tatcan thrived here for over 5,000 years.
 
Erected 2019 by Danville Heritage Resource Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans.
 
Location. 37° 49.288′ N, 121° 59.752′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from Front Street south of Diablo Road. The marker is on a walking trail along the San Ramon Creek, north of the library, and west of a foot bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Eugene O'Neill (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugene O'Neill: The Nobel Prize (about 300 feet away, measured in a
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direct line); Eugene O'Neill: O'Neill in Danville (about 300 feet away); Eugene O'Neill: Carlotta and Gene (about 300 feet away); Eugene O'Neill: A Moon for the Misbegotten (about 300 feet away); Danville Grammar School (about 300 feet away); The Grange and Fraternal Hall (1874) (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Danville, 1875 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Tatcan Bay Miwok Indians Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, June 16, 2022
2. Tatcan Bay Miwok Indians Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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