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

Women's Westside Improvement Club

 
 
Women's Westside Improvement Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 19, 2016
1. Women's Westside Improvement Club Marker
Inscription.
Established July 7, 1908, for the purpose of improving the quality of life in Point Richmond, the Women's Westside Improvement Club is responsible for the original Indian statue fountain, a reading room that became the Westside Branch Library, this rose garden and the Janis Playground at the corner of Nicholl and Washington Avenues.
This plaque commemorates its centennial year of 2008 and more than one hundred years of continuous community service including this at Washington School.

 
Erected 2008 by Women's Westside Improvement Club.
 
Location. 37° 55.605′ N, 122° 23.105′ W. Marker is in Richmond, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Park Place near Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 Park Place, Richmond CA 94801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "The Sentinel" (a few steps from this marker); The Richmond Supply Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Critchett Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Richmond
Women's Westside Improvement Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 19, 2016
2. Women's Westside Improvement Club Marker
The marker is to the left of the Indian statue.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); By Land and By Sea (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clay, Kilns & Brick (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wartime Changes (approx. 1.2 miles away); War Boomtown (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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