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

Oldest Commercial Building

 
 
Oldest Commercial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Oldest Commercial Building Marker
Inscription.
In Walnut Creek
Site of Lawrence G. Peel's Store 1863
Partially destroyed by fire 1879
Rebuilt by Albert Sherburne 1880

 
Erected 1988 by Walnut Creek Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 53.864′ N, 122° 3.616′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Main Street near Mt. Diablo Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1315 North Main Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherburne Building (here, next to this marker); Judge Duncan's Courtroom (a few steps from this marker); "The Corners" & Oak Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); San Ramon Valley Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Harlan's Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridge over Walnut Creek (within shouting distance of this marker). 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
Oldest Commercial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
2. Oldest Commercial Building Marker
Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Sherburne Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Sherburne Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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