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

Sherburne Building

1315 N. Main Street

 

— 1880 —

 
Sherburne Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Sherburne Building Marker
Inscription.  The Sherburne Building is Walnut Creek's oldest remaining commercial structure. The structure was built in 1861-62 but was partially destroyed by fire in 1879 and rebuilt the following year. Over the years, it was home to a number of mercantile and other businesses.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 131.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California - Walnut Creek Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 37° 53.864′ N, 122° 3.614′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Main Street near Mt. Diablo Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1315 North 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. Oldest Commercial Building (here, next to this marker); Judge Duncan's Courtroom (a few steps from this marker); "The Corners" & Oak Saloon (a few steps from this marker); San Ramon Valley Bank
Sherburne Building Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Sherburne Building Marker (detail)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Harlan's Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridge over Walnut Creek (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Sherburne Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Sherburne Building Marker
 
 
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 280 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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