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

Leech House & Medical Clinic

1525 N. Main St.

 

—Early 1870s —

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Leech House & Medical Clinic Marker
Inscription. 1525 N. Main St. This wood-frame Italianate house was about 30 years old when it was purchased by Dr. Claud Leech, town physician, and his wife, Eva. The first floor served as the medial clinic, the upper floor as the family residence. The house originally stood further back on the lot.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 160.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.028′ N, 122° 3.68′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1525 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. Nut Bowl Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Mauzy Plumbing (a few steps from this marker); Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse (a few steps from this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Fire Station
Leech House & Medical Clinic Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Leech House & Medical Clinic Marker (detail)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Reinharts's Building & Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); El Rey Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lawrence Garage (about 300 feet away). 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. Science & Medicine
 
Leech House & Medical Clinic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Leech House & Medical Clinic Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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