Lafayette in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dedicated to the Pony Express
Lafayette Historical Society
Erected 1992 by Lafayette Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1992.
Location. 37° 53.51′ N, 122° 7.112′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Moraga Road and Mout Diablo Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette CA 94549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette House (within shouting distance of this marker); Geils Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Way Side Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Elam and Margaret Brown Home-Site Lafayette Grammar School (about 700 feet away); Deodar Cedars (about 700 feet away); Lafayette Town Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a low rock wall within the pergola that runs along the Moraga Road just before it intersects Mount Diablo Boulevard.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,816 times since then and 153 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. 3. submitted on November 13, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.