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

Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse

 
 
<i>Upper Marker:</i> Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
1. Upper Marker: Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse
Inscription.
[Upper Marker:]
Built 1875, this building was first a hotel then the Livermore Valley Bank. It was the Livermore Town Hall from 1905 to 1957. The jail was in the rear, and to the left the firehouse. It was here a light bulb was lit and continues to burn to this day.
Dedicated by
Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13
E Clampus Vitus
October 5, 1985




[Lower Marker:]
Old City Hall
and Firehouse
Built 1882

On this site:
Wooden Boarding House, c.1874
Bank of Livermore, c.1883 - 1890
Livermore City Hall, c.1905 - 1957
Livermore Firehouse, c.1906 - 1976
Livermore Police Station, c.1906 - 1974
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City of Livemore
Historic Preservation Heritage Site
Dedicated July 1996

 
Erected 1985 by Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.968′ N, 121° 46.034′ W. Marker is in Livermore, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street and McCloud Street, on the right when traveling north
<i>Lower Marker:</i> Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
2. Lower Marker: Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse
on First Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2165 First Street, 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 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livermore Flagpole (about 500 feet away); D. F. Bernal Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mills Square Flag Pole (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livermore Southern Pacific Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Livermore.
 
Regarding Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse. The Livermore Centennial Lightbulb continues to burn to this date. It is now located at Livermore Fire Station #6, 4550 East Avenue, Livermore.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Old Town Hall. This site offers history and vintage photos of this building, as well as links to additional historical buildings in Livermore. (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Livermore’s Centennial Light Bulb. History and photos of the light bulb, mentioned in marker text, that has remained continuously
Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse Markers Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
3. Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse Markers
lit for over 100 years. (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
4. Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse
McCloud Street View of Building Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
5. McCloud Street View of Building
Livermore City Hall Emblem Above Entrance Doors Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2009
6. Livermore City Hall Emblem Above Entrance Doors
The Centennial Light Bulb Photo, Click for full size
By Paul George/Wicktonville FD, June 18, 2011
7. The Centennial Light Bulb
Timeline of History on Display Photo, Click for full size
By Paul George/Wicktonville FD, June 18, 2011
8. Timeline of History on Display
This banner highlights historical events from 1903 to the 100th Anniversary of the light bulb. Click on photo to enlarge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,734 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   7, 8. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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