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

Botelho Home

Pacheco Road (Main Street)

 

— 1880s —

 
Botelho Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Botelho Home Marker
Inscription.  In the 1880s, this was the rear yard of Antonio Botelho's stately home. Botelho owned more than 300 acres of farm land south of town, and the home - originally a hotel - fronted on the main road to Alamo (today's Main Street).
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 105.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California - Walnut Creek Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 37° 53.762′ N, 122° 3.501′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Broadway Plaza near South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1219 Broadway Plaza, 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. Broadway Shopping Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kirsch Home (about 500 feet away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named St. Mary's Catholic Church
Botelho Home Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Botelho Home Marker (detail)
(about 500 feet away); Walnut Creek and Mt. Diablo Central Hotel (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Broadway Shopping Center (about 500 feet away); Downtown Traffic (about 600 feet away); Main Street, 1910 (about 600 feet away). 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.
 
Botelho Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Botelho Home Marker
Antonio Botelho and wife image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
4. Antonio Botelho and wife
 
 
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 231 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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