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Livermore in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Livermore Flagpole

 
 
Livermore Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 5, 2009
1. Livermore Flagpole Marker
Inscription. A flagpole has anchored this site since 1905. On July 4, 2005, the citizens of this community dedicated a new flagpole. Sixty feet of the original flagpole stand in nearby Carnegie Park. Both symbolize the strength of our nation and its people.

Commemorated by the City of Livermore Historic Preservation Commission
May 2008
 
Erected 2008 by City of Livermore Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Location. 37° 40.91′ N, 121° 46.092′ W. Marker is in Livermore, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of South Livermore Avenue and First Street, on the left when traveling north on South Livermore Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livermore CA 94550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Italy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); D. F. Bernal Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse (about 500 feet away); Carnegie Library (about 800 feet away); Mills Square Flag Pole (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livermore Southern Pacific Depot
Livermore Flagpole - Installed June 17, 2005 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 5, 2009
2. Livermore Flagpole - Installed June 17, 2005
The new flagpole cost $40,000. Total costs for the whole project were $171,000, which includes the cost of removal of the old flagpole and its installation in Carnegie park. The new flagpole is 120 feet tall and made of fiberglass, and was dedicated on July 4, 2005.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Livermore.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a monument at the base of the flagpole.
 
Also see . . .  The NEW Livermore Flagpole. eLivermore.com's web pages on the new flagpole, including photos of its installation and dedication. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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