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

1890 Seawall

 
 
1890 Seawall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 8, 2012
1. 1890 Seawall Marker
Inscription. This plaque marks the location of an 1890 seawall on the Alameda shoreline. Behind you are the stairs where bathers went down to the beach. The wall was built by architect Joseph A. Leonard, who constructed many homes here during the 1890s.

This ironwork fence was erected in 1998 by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society, an organization dedicated to the preservation and beautification of the historic neighborhoods of our city.
 
Erected 1998 by Alameda Architectural Preservation Society.
 
Location. 37° 45.885′ N, 122° 15.518′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Union Street south of Clinton Avenue. Click for map. This markers is located at the end of Union Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 891 Union Street, Alameda CA 94501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meyers House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Historic Alameda High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alameda’s First Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alameda Lodge No. 1015
1890 Seawall Marker and Ironwork Fence image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 8, 2012
2. 1890 Seawall Marker and Ironwork Fence
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Clark Memorial Bench (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alameda.
 
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Location of the 1890 Seawall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 8, 2012
3. Location of the 1890 Seawall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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