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Historical Markers in Pittsburg, California

 
Clickable Map of Contra Costa County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Contra Costa County, CA (422) Alameda County, CA (523) Marin County, CA (166) Sacramento County, CA (327) San Francisco County, CA (633) San Joaquin County, CA (84) Solano County, CA (97) Sonoma County, CA (127)  ContraCostaCounty(422) Contra Costa County (422)  AlamedaCounty(523) Alameda County (523)  MarinCounty(166) Marin County (166)  SacramentoCounty(327) Sacramento County (327)  (633) San Francisco City and County (633)  SanJoaquinCounty(84) San Joaquin County (84)  SolanoCounty(97) Solano County (97)  SonomaCounty(127) Sonoma County (127)
Martinez is the county seat for Contra Costa County
Pittsburg is in Contra Costa County
      Contra Costa County (422)  
ADJACENT TO CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
      Alameda County (523)  
      Marin County (166)  
      Sacramento County (327)  
      San Francisco City and County (633)  
      San Joaquin County (84)  
      Solano County (97)  
      Sonoma County (127)  
 
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1California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — “The Steelworker in Pittsburg”Dedicated September 10, 1995 — Sculptor: Frank Vitale —
Gone are the days when steelworkers in the rolling mill toiled in extreme heat, catching red-hot steel rods equipped only with a pair of tongs, cotton gloves and leather shin guards. Today’s steelworker is a pace setter in manufacturing innovation, . . . Map (db m37432) HM
2California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Bank of America
The First National Bank Building was designed by E.L. Norberg and built by G.H. Fields & Co. in 1921. In January 1927, the bank was purchased by Liberty Bank of San Francisco, which then merged with Bank of America Los Angeles later the same day. . . . Map (db m37488) HM
3California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Black Diamond
In 1860, at the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, settlers founded the village of Black Diamond. Named for the coal that was mined in the Mount Diablo foothills, the village of Black Diamond flourished as a shipping port for coal . . . Map (db m91846) HM
4California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Bristol Bay Sail Gill Netter
Early Pittsburg, then called New York Landing and Black Diamond, was largely an Italian commercial fishing and canning village. Many of the Italian-American and other families from Pittsburg are descendants from that era. This boat is a . . . Map (db m146534) HM
5California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — California Theatre
Since opening its doors on May 4, 1920, this theatre has been a cornerstone to the New York Landing Historic District in Old Town Pittsburg. Like many Bay Area theaters of the 1920's, the California Theatre was designed by A.W. Cornelius in a . . . Map (db m146532) HM
6California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Eureka Slope
This inclined shaft, known as Eureka Slope, was the entrance to the Eureka Coal Mine. Between 1860 and 1895, more than 150,000 tons of coal were hoisted to the surface. The slope is 290 feet long and descends at a pitch of 32 degrees. It was fitted . . . Map (db m198217) HM
7California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World II
In Remembrance of the Injustice Caused by the Federal Relocation of Italians in America During World War II From February 24, 1942 to October 12, 1942, nearly 1600 Italian residents of Pittsburg, California, having been declared . . . Map (db m37444) HM
8California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building
Built in 1923, this brick building was the home of the Coast Counties Gas and Electric Company which provided utilities to the City of Pittsburgh. The company closed its office in the 1950s and the building became a newspaper publishing and . . . Map (db m37423) HM
9California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburg — Rose Hill Cemetery
This pioneer cemetery was the Protestant burial ground for those who died during the 19th century boom of the Mt. Diablo Coal Mining District. It is located midway between Nortonville and Somersville townsites. Many of those buried here died in . . . Map (db m197754) HM
 
 
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Jun. 25, 2022