Hook Family

Hook Family (HM1RDW)

Location: Martinez, CA 94553 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 1.098', W 122° 8.706'

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William Hook came to the California gold country in 1850 to sell mining equipment and build mining machinery. In 1853 Hook opened a general store at the corner of Ferry and Main Streets in Martinez. Over the years Hook brought up land in Contra Costa County until he owned almost 3,000 acres.
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HM NumberHM1RDW
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1998
Placed ByMartinez Historical Society and E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 1st, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 575039 N 4208190
Decimal Degrees38.01830000, -122.14510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 1.098', W 122° 8.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 1' 5.88" N, 122° 8' 42.36" W
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Area Code(s)510, 925
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-9 Carquinez Scenic Dr, Martinez CA 94553, US
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