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

San Ramon Valley Bank

1340 N. Main Street

 

— 1908 —

 
San Ramon Valley Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. San Ramon Valley Bank Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Silveria, owner of Valley Mercantile at Main and Cypress, was the first merchant to offer local banking services. Knowing the town needed a "real" bank, Silveria spearheaded the first bank - San Ramon Valley Bank - located directly across the street at Main and Railroad (now Duncan).
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 133.)
 
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° 53.879′ N, 122° 3.619′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from North Main Street near Duncan Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1329 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. Judge Duncan's Courtroom (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherburne Building
San Ramon Valley Bank Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. San Ramon Valley Bank Marker (detail)
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridge over Walnut Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Corners" & Oak Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Traffic (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. The site referred to by this marker is across the street. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
San Ramon Valley Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. San Ramon Valley Bank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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