Martinez is the county seat for Contra Costa County
Pittsburg is in Contra Costa County
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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