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

Walnut Creek Methodist Church

1370 Locust St.

 

1872

 
Walnut Creek Methodist Church Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
1. Walnut Creek Methodist Church Marker (detail)
Inscription. The town's first house of worship, the Methodist Church, originally stood behind this site on Main Street. By the early 1900s, Main was a bustling commercial street, so the church was moved here. In the 1950s, the congregation built a new church on Sunnyvale Avenue in the northwest part of Walnut Creek.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 176.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.918′ N, 122° 3.708′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Locust Street near Cypress Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1370, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Church of Christ, Scientist (within shouting distance of this marker); Funeral Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street, 1921 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First National Bank (about 300 feet away); Valley Mercantile (about 300
Walnut Creek Methodist Church Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
2. Walnut Creek Methodist Church Marker (detail)
feet away); Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); Bradley Bros. Shop (about 400 feet away); Stow 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 & Religion
 
Walnut Creek Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. Walnut Creek Methodist 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 131 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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