Pinole in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fernandez Mansion - 1894
During the 1850's Bernardo Fernandez started a mercantile business on this site. Here he built a supply store, constructed warehouses and wharves, hauled farm products and handles the mail to become very instrumental in the early establishment of this city.
The Fernandez Mansion, a California Point of Historical Interest, marks the remnants of Pinole's birthplace and shall be preserved in perpetuity.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 0.687′ N, 122° 17.724′ W. Marker is in Pinole, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Tennent Avenue near Cuadra Court, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Tennent Avenue, Pinole CA 94564, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this markerThe Hay Schooner Carlotta (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Pinole (approx. half a mile away); The De Anza Expedition in Rodeo (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lefty Gomez Field (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dairy Country (approx. 3.2 miles away); Oliver's Hardware & Service Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fry's Food Stores and Fry's Electronics (approx. 3.2 miles away); El Sobrante Chevrolet Service (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pinole.
Also see . . . Bernardo Fernandez House - Wikipedia. This 22-room mansion was the third home of the Fernandez family and is an excellent example of Second Empire French, a rare style in the area. The wood frame building has a central projecting pavilion and arched dormer windows. Stick trim panels grace the main structure, with tall 2 over 2 first floor windows that have brackets supporting window hoods and eaves. (Submitted on April 27, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.