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

Leland Stanford Winery

 
 
Leland Stanford Winery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Diane Phillips, February 13, 2020
1. Leland Stanford Winery Marker
Replacement of missing plaque.
Inscription.  This winery was founded in 1869 by Leland Stanford, railroad builder, Governor of California, United States Senator, and founder of Stanford University. The vineyard, planted by his brother Josiah Stanford, helped to prove that wines equal to any in the world could be produced in California. The restored buildings and winery are now occupied and operated by Weibel Champagne Vineyards.
 
Erected 1958 by California State Park Commission and Weibel Inc,. (Marker Number 642.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 37° 30.214′ N, 121° 54.708′ W. Marker is in Fremont, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Stanford Avenue near Vineyard Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1544 Stanford Avenue, Fremont CA 94539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the
Leland Stanford Winery Marker - formerly missing, now replaced image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Leland Stanford Winery Marker - formerly missing, now replaced
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crow flies. Ehrman General Store (approx. 2.1 miles away); Washington Hotel (approx. 2.1 miles away); Founding of Mission San Jose (approx. 2.1 miles away); Vallejo Homesite (approx. 2.1 miles away); World War II War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mission San José (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mormon Pioneers / Mormon Pioneer Adobes (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
 
More about this marker. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.642 on April 28, 1958.
 
Regarding Leland Stanford Winery. The building is now closed and vineyards are no longer there. The area is now surrounded by modern urban development.
 
Also see . . .  A Waymarking Post. This posting has photos of the marker prior to going missing. (Submitted on January 20, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 
 
Leland Stanford Winery and Marker Base image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
3. Leland Stanford Winery and Marker Base
Leland Stanford Winery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
4. Leland Stanford Winery
Leland Stanford Winery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
5. Leland Stanford Winery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,196 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on July 24, 2020, by Diane Phillips of Pittsburg, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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Apr. 13, 2021