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St. Mary's Catholic Church

 
 
St. Mary's Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. St. Mary's Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
St. Mary's Catholic Church
1884 -- 1940
Land given by the Botelho Family in 1880
Construction began 1882
Blessed by the Bishop 1884
Last Service - May 12, 1940

 
Erected 1970 by Walnut Creek Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 37° 53.739′ N, 122° 3.597′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on South Main Street near Botelho Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1245 South Main Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named St. Mary's Catholic Church (here, next to this marker); Walnut Creek and Mt. Diablo Central Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadway Shopping Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Kirsch Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Central School
St. Mary's Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
2. St. Mary's Catholic Church Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Botelho Home (about 500 feet away); Main Street, 1910 (about 500 feet away); Walnut Creek Grammar School (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
Regarding St. Mary's Catholic Church. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Oct. 3, 2022