Martinez in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Built by Maximillian Bergamini in 1905 to replace grocery and notions store that was leveled in block-wide fire of August, 1904.
Martinez Historical Society
October 11, 1997
Erected 1997 by Martinez Historical Society. (Marker Number XII.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1835.
Location. 38° 1.078′ N, 122° 8.159′ W. Marker is in Martinez, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Ferry Street north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 624 Ferry 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. Morgan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rankin Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hook Building (within shouting distance of this marker); McNamara-McMahon Building (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall Apartment Building (about 300 feet away, The National Bank of Martinez (about 300 feet away); 736 Ferry Street (about 300 feet away); State Theatre (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinez.
Also see . . .
1. History of Martinez. City Website entry (Submitted on March 30, 2012.)
2. Bergamini Building. Martinez Historical Society Walking Tour, number 19 on the list (Submitted on March 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.