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

The McConaghy Estate

 
 
The McConaghy Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
1. The McConaghy Estate Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1886 for Neal and Sarah McConaghy, this 12 room Victorian farmhouse represents the beauty and elegance of a bygone era. Members of the family resided here until 1972. In response to community interest, Hayward Area Recreation District purchased the estate. Hayward Area Historical Society assumed responsibly for restoration and preservation. In 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration, the home, complete with carriage house, opened to the public as a museum.

 
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13.
 
Location. 37° 40.233′ N, 122° 7.295′ W. Marker is in Hayward, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Hesperian Boulevard near Bookman Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18701 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward CA 94541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Meek Mansion (approx. 1.1 miles away); San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Palmtag Building (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hayward Public Library (approx. 2.1 miles away);
The McConaghy Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
2. The McConaghy Estate Marker
Rancho San Lorenzo (approx. 2.1 miles away); Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition Campsite #98 (approx. 2.2 miles away but has been reported missing); NSGW Hall - Eden Parlor No. 113 (approx. 2.2 miles away); I.D.E.S. Council Hayward #14 (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hayward.
 
Regarding The McConaghy Estate. The McConaghy Estate is open to the public on the first weekend of the month.
 
Also see . . .  A Peek into History at the McConaghy House -- Castro Valley Patch. According to our tour guide, Neal and Sarah McConaghy were Irish immigrants who settled in the area during the Gold Rush. They built their Stick-Eastlake style property in 1886 while living in a home on Grant Avenue. (Submitted on May 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The McConaghy House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
3. The McConaghy House
The McConaghy House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
4. The McConaghy House
The McConaghy family of the steps of their home image. Click for full size.
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5. The McConaghy family of the steps of their home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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