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

Judge Duncan's Courtroom

1328 N. Main Street

 

— 1914 —

 
Judge Duncan's Courtroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Judge Duncan's Courtroom Marker
Inscription.  From its first meeting following city incorporation in October 1914, Walnut Creek's City Council held its meetings for a number of years in the courtroom of Judge George O. Duncan, adjacent to the San Ramon Bank.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 132.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the California - Walnut Creek Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 37° 53.87′ N, 122° 3.606′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Main Street near Duncan Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1320 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. Sherburne Building (a few steps from this marker); Oldest Commercial Building (a few steps from this marker); "The Corners" & Oak Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); San Ramon Valley Bank (within shouting
Judge Duncan's Courtroom Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Judge Duncan's Courtroom Marker (detail)
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distance of this marker); Bridge over Walnut Creek (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); Rogers Hotel (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.
 
Judge Duncan's Courtroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Judge Duncan's Courtroom 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 246 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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