Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mount Diablo Beacon:
Left Dark by War, Lighted in Remembrance
Obsolete after the war, the beacon remained dark except for an annual December 7th lighting in memorial to those who died at Pearl Harbor.
Erected by California State Department of Parks and Recreation.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 37° 52.909′ N, 121° 54.858′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from Summit Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Creek CA 94598, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Diablo (a few steps from this marker); Mt Diablo State Park What Are Those Towers For? (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Diablo State Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Blackhawk Ranch Quarry (approx. 2.4 miles away); History of Marsh Creek Springs (approx. 3½ miles away); Old Marsh Creek Springs (approx. 3½ miles away); Whitegate Farm (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the roof of the Mt. Diablo Summit Museum roof in Mt. Diablo State Park.
Categories. • Air & Space •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.