McNear Warehouse

McNear Warehouse (HM1RXE)

Location: Port Costa, CA 94569 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 2.79', W 122° 11.003'

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This warehouse was built in 1886 by G.W. McNear, as the first fireproof building in Contra Costa County. It was built for the storage of wheat, hay and potatoes. From 1881 to 1882 one-hundred and three ships of wheat were loaded in Port Costa. It withstood the fires of 1889, 1909, 1924, 1941 and the earthquakes of 1892 and 1906.
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Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 571652 N 4211289
Decimal Degrees38.04650000, -122.18338333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.79', W 122° 11.003'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 47.4" N, 122° 11' 0.18" W
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Area Code(s)510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa CA 94569, US
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