#0356 Castro Home


#0356 Castro Home

Site information:

On Carlson Blvd, E of San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.  Plaque says the adobes were 400 W of plaque, so on the other side of San Pablo Ave.

Plaque information:

Private plaque located as described above.

37.899200, -122.300950

Plaque text:

The Adobe Houses of Victor Castro
Late 1830's to 1956

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

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

Registered 10/9/1939