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

First National Bank

1376-1388 N. Main St.

 

1913

 
First National Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 7, 2016
1. First National Bank Marker
Inscription. Now a row of retail shops with apartments above, this two-story building with the distinctive roofline was built by Robert Noble Burgess as the First National Bank, the town's second financial institution. First National merged with San Ramon Valley Bank and eventually became Bank of America.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 142.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.926′ N, 122° 3.64′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on North Main Street near Cypress Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1375 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. Bradley Bros. Shop (a few steps from this marker); Stow Building (a few steps from this marker); Main Street, 1921 (a few steps from this marker); Downtown Traffic (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker);
First National Bank Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. First National Bank Marker (detail)
Ramona Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Valley Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker). 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.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
First National Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 7, 2016
3. First National Bank Marker
The marker is on the right on the first light-pole in the distance. The car in the foreground is a McLaren!
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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