Concord in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Built in 1916
Erected 2005 by Concord Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 37° 58.785′ N, 122° 1.909′ W. Marker is in Concord, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of East Street and Pacheco Street, on the right when traveling north on East Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2080 East Street, Concord CA 94520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elworthy House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bolla House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bibber House (about 700 feet away); Alves House (about 800 feet away); Neustaedter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Founders of Todos Santos (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perry House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Fire Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
Regarding Barnett House. This home is located at the southeast corner of
It occupies the property originally added to the City by Adolphus W. Maltby in his second addition. (Maltby came to Concord from the Chicago area where he had acquired a considerable fortune, and chose the area to fulfill his desire to become a rancher.) The home was built in ____ by David Levinson, then in 1916 the property was transferred to F.W. Foskett and H.H. Elworthy (founders of the First National Bank of Concord).
The house got its name from subsequent owners, George and Florence Barnett, and was used for years by other prominent owners as a private residence. It is currently used for commercial purposes.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2012, by Concord Historical Society of Concord, California. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2012, by Concord Historical Society of Concord, California. 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Diane Phillips of Pittsburg, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.