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

Capt Hewitt Home

Old Town Martinez - Home of Historic Interest

 

— 405 Marina Vista —

 
Capt Hewitt Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 26, 2012
1. Capt Hewitt Home Marker
Inscription.  Framed house shipped around the Horn from the East Coast to San Jose. Eventually barged to Martinez. Later home to several Italian fishing families

Built 1870's
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 1.034′ N, 122° 8.395′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Marina Vista Avenue and Berrellessa Street, on the right when traveling west on Marina Vista Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Marina Vista Avenue, 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. 413-419 Marina Vista (a few steps from this marker); Original Costanza Macaroni Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); 424 Alhambra (within shouting distance of this marker); 502 Alhambra (within shouting distance of this marker); 516 Alhambra (within shouting distance of this marker); 410 Alhambra (within shouting distance of this marker); 415 Escobar
Capt Hewitt Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 26, 2012
2. Capt Hewitt Home and Marker
The marker is visible here on the front left corner of the home.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 236 Buckley (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 29, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 29, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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