Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
"Old Borges Ranch"
The Old Borges Ranch was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981, and has since been proud to open its doors to public and schools as an integral part of our western heritage.
Erected 1991 by The Borges Family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 53.414′ N, 122° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1035 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Farmall Tractor - c. 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Spreader of Seed Spreader Wagon (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Alamo School Bell (approx. 2.2 miles away); Meet the Many Faces of Jim Howe (approx. 2.6 miles away); Botelho Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); Broadway Shopping Center (approx. 3.1 miles away); Liberty Bell Replica (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of the J.M. Jones House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
More about this marker. Old Borges Ranch is about a mile up an unnamed road that seems more like a very long driveway. Park where the road is gated and walk up to the ranch buildings.
Also see . . . Old Borges Ranch - Wikipedia. The ranch complex includes a blacksmith shop, numerous outbuildings, farm equipment displays, and a barn. The Borges family home, a five-room redwood structure has been beautifully renovated with period furnishings and artifacts, including a gleaming silver and black Stewart stove built in 1901, housing historical displays of the early 1900s. (Submitted on April 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.