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

Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse

Lincoln Avenue at Carmel Drive

 

— 1937 —

 
Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker
Inscription.  Two blocks east is the clubhouse of the Women's Club - the town's first service club, founded in 1911. Among the Club's accomplishments, the group secured the Carnegie Library Foundation grant for the 1916 library. The Women's Club sold its clubhouse in 1997 and disbanded in 2000.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 163.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. In addition, it is included in the California - Walnut Creek Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.035′ N, 122° 3.668′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Lincoln Avenue near North Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1421 Lincoln Avenue, 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. Nut Bowl Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Leech House & Medical Clinic (a few steps from this marker); Mauzy Plumbing (within shouting distance
Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer
2. Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker (detail)
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of this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Reinharts's Building & Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); El Rey Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Fire Station (about 300 feet away); Post Office (about 300 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.
 
Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Oct. 3, 2022