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Alamo in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Stone Valley

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 7, 2016
1. Stone Valley Marker
Inscription. Squire Silas Stone emigrated with his family from Iowa in 1853 and settled half mile east of this marker. The pioneer's home stood nearby until 1957. His son Albert eventually expanded the ranch to 800 acres and gave the family name to the present day Stone Valley.
 
Erected 1978 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 51.037′ N, 122° 1.91′ W. Marker is in Alamo, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Stone Valley Road near Danville Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 Stone Valley Road, Alamo CA 94507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the J.M. Jones House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Alamo School Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alamo Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain Pedro Fages Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); San Ramon Union High School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Close Family Property
Stone Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 7, 2016
2. Stone Valley Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); San Ramon Branch Line (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alamo.
 
Also see . . .  Alamo, California - Wikipedia. The Hemme, Bollinger, Jones and Stone ranches began by grazing cattle and raising wheat and other grains. In 1891 the Hemme train station was placed near today's Hemme Avenue; later it was renamed the Alamo station. (Submitted on April 7, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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