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Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument

 
 
Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument Marker - North-facing side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2010
1. Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument Marker - North-facing side
Inscription.
{North-facing side:}
This
Monument
marks the
Northern
Boundary
of the
Rancho
San Antonio
43,473 acres
granted by
Governor Pablo Vicente de Sola
acting for the King of Spain
to Don Luis Maria Peralta
August 3, 1820

Erected by
Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce and
Troop 26, Explorers, Boy Scouts of America
Ferro Porcelain A.D.1937


{South-facing side:}
This
Monument
marks the
southern boundary
of the
Rancho
San Pablo
17,938 acres
granted by
Governor Jose Figueroa
to
Don Francisco
Maria Castro
June 12, 1834

Erected by
Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce and
Troop 26, Explorers, Boy Scouts of America
Ferro Porcelain A.D.1937

 
Erected 1937 by Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts of America Explorer Troop 26.
 
Location. 37° 53.88′ N, 122° 18.075′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Kains Avenue, on the right when traveling north
Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument Marker - South-facing side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2010
2. Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Monument Marker - South-facing side
on San Pablo Avenue. Click for map. The marker can be found on the east side of San Pablo Avenue, approximately at the Albany-El Cerrito Border, on a stone monument in front of the Wells Fargo Bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9800 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cerrito Creek (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Cerrito Hills (about 500 feet away); El Cerrito's Nightlife (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Little Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rust (approx. 0.2 miles away); El Cerrito's First Mayor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cerrito Theater (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. Both sides of the marker's monument have small plaques mounted directly below the main ones to indicate that it was dedicated by the Soroptimist International in June, 1977.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Rancho San Antonio State Historic Landmark Marker.
 
Also see . . .  Rancho San Pablo. A transcript of A.F. Bray's December
Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Mounument Marker - South-facing side, wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2010
3. Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Mounument Marker - South-facing side, wide view
Looking north on San Pablo Avenue.
1936 radio piece on the history of Rancho San Pablo. (Submitted on October 15, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Mounument Marker - North-facing side, wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 3, 2010
4. Ranchos San Pablo and San Antonio Boundary Mounument Marker - North-facing side, wide view
Looking south on San Pablo Avenue.
 
 
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