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

Site of Veterans' Memorial

 
 
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Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 23, 2019
1. Site of Veterans' Memorial Marker
Inscription.  The Veterans' Memorial Building located in Albany's Memorial Park is one of ten such structures built by Alameda County as a tribute to the veterans of World War I. Designed by Henry H. Meyers and dedicated on August 14, 1932, the building has been home to American Legion Post #292 and Boy Scout troops since the early days. Many generations of residents have eaten, celebrated, and danced in this magnificent building.
 
Erected by Albany Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is August 14, 1932.
 
Location. 37° 53.695′ N, 122° 17.455′ W. Marker is in Albany, California, in Alameda County. Memorial is at the intersection of Portland Avenue and Ramona Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Portland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 Portland Avenue, Albany CA 94706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albany World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Charles MacGregor's Office
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Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 23, 2019
2. Site of Veterans' Memorial Marker - wide view
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Albany's First Official Public Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Albany's First Firehouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Albany Hospital (approx. half a mile away); Historic Cerrito Creek (approx. half a mile away); Site of Miller's Barn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Albany's First City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Veterans' Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 23, 2019
3. Veterans' Memorial Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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May. 25, 2022