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Historical marker tells of Castro adobe

This historic marker is set in a stone walkway at the El Cerrito Plaza. It reads:

The Adobe House of Victor Castro

Late 1830s to 1956

Four hundred feet west of this plaque Victor Ramon Castro 1817-1900 built three adobe dwellings, the south one in late 1830s, the main one or west one in 1840s, the north in late 1840s. They with later additions were destroyed by fire April 20, 1956.

This plaque dedicated by Contra Costa County Historical Society Cerrito De Oro Parlor 306 Native Daughters of te Golden West El Cerrito Cal. Oct. 25, 1958.

Run dates: 1999-08-01 - 1999-09-07

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