Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building

Pittsburg Post Dispatch Building (HMP0V)

Location: Pittsburg, CA 94565 Contra Costa County
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N 38° 1.894', W 121° 53.026'

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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 distribution center for the Pittsburg Post Dispatch. After merging with the Contra Costa Times, the newspaper closed operations here. In 1997, the Pittsburg Historical Society purchased the building from the Lesher Foundation and created a museum and cultural center. Our motto, by Curator Jack Aiello, "Were it not for the collection and preservation of memorabilia, the history of the area would fade away," remains the watch word of the society as we continue to serve the community.
HM NumberHMP0V
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPittsburg Historical Society and Joaquin Murrieta Chapter, No.13, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 597961 N 4209905
Decimal Degrees38.03156667, -121.88376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 1.894', W 121° 53.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 1' 53.64" N, 121° 53' 1.56" W
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Area Code(s)925, 510, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-520 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg CA 94565, US
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