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

Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church

1321 Locust St.

 
 
Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
1. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Local Presbyterians first held their Sunday services in the schoolhouse, then built their first church at this site in 1884. They replaced their wooden church with a stone structure in the 1930s, then moved to a new location a few blocks away in the 1950s.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 174.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.863′ N, 122° 3.699′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Locust Street near Mt. Diablo Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 Locust Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Masonic Temple (a few steps from this marker); The Dole House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church of Christ, Scientist (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dole House (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Creek Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker (detail)
line); San Ramon Valley Bank (about 400 feet away); Oldest Commercial Building (about 400 feet away); Sherburne Building (about 400 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. Churches, Etc.
 
Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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