Concord in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Fire Hall
Built in 1892
Concord's First Firehouse
Erected 2008 by Concord Historical Society.
Location. 37° 58.615′ N, 122° 2.197′ W. Marker is in Concord, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Avenue and Salvio Street, on the left when traveling south on Concord Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1982 Concord Avenue, Concord CA 94520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perry House (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Founders of Todos Santos (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bibber House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neustaedter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alves House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francisco Galindo Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Bolla House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barnett House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
Regarding Old Fire Hall. One of the most historic buildings in Concord is the Old Fire House. The structure was originally located on a lot on the west side of Mt. Diablo Street near Willow Pass Road. Actions to build the facility there for the Volunteer Hook
In 1939 it was converted for City Hall and Police Department uses. Subsequently, it housed, in turn, the
Chamber of Commerce, an art studio, and the Salvation Army. In 1989, it was moved to its present location, where it has been restored and is used for commercial purposes.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Concord Historical Society of Concord, California. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Concord Historical Society of Concord, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.