"The Corners" & Oak Saloon

"The Corners" & Oak Saloon (HM1RK1)

Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 53.857', W 122° 3.601'

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Main St. at Mt. Diablo Blvd.

— circa 1880 —

First called "The Corners," Walnut Creek evolved at the junction of the regions's two main roads - Pacheco (running from Martinez to San Jose) and Lafayette (running west to Oakland). The Oak Saloon stood at the junction. The town was named Walnut Creek in 1862.
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HM NumberHM1RK1
Marker Number120
Placed ByWalnut Creek Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 582643 N 4194871
Decimal Degrees37.89761667, -122.06001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 53.857', W 122° 3.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 53' 51.42" N, 122° 3' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)510, 925, 415, 619
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1308 N Main St, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US
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