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

Harlan's Livery Stable

Main St. at Mt. Diablo Blvd.

 

—circa 1880 —

 
Harlan's Livery Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Harlan's Livery Stable Marker
Inscription. The most important corner in Walnut Creek has alway been a center of transportation. In the late 1800's and early 1900s, a livery stable (horse barn) occupied this entire block, allowing locals and visitors to board or rent horses and buggies.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.853′ N, 122° 3.574′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Mt. Diablo Boulevard near North Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1460 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Downtown Traffic (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Corners" & Oak Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Duncan's Courtroom (within shouting distance of this marker); Botelho's Island & Creek Confluence (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherburne Building (within
Harlan's Livery Stable Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Harlan's Livery Stable Marker (detail)
shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street, 1910 (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 Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Harlan's Livery Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Harlan's Livery Stable Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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