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

Walnut Creek Library

1630 N. Boadway

 

1961

 
Walnut Creek Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Walnut Creek Library Marker
Inscription. Walnut Creek's third library opened at this site in 1961, when the city had fewer than 10,000 residents. This library replace the small Carnegie Library on Main Street, which had opened 45 years before. The current library opened in 2010.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 191.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.089′ N, 122° 3.642′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Broadway near Civic Drive, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1629 North Broadway, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beniamino Bufano (within shouting distance of this marker); Reinharts's Building & Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall 1981 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Veterans of Walnut Creek Viet Nam Memorial (about 300 feet away); City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building (about 300 feet away); Carnegie Library
Walnut Creek Library Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Walnut Creek Library Marker (detail)
(about 300 feet away); El Rey Theatre (about 300 feet away); Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. The site referred to by this marker is across the street. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Additional keywords. library
 
Categories. Education
 
Walnut Creek Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Walnut Creek Library Marker
The current Walnut Creek Public Library is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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