Albany in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of Garbage Wars
Erected 2013 by Albany Historical Society. (Marker Number 7.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
Location. 37° 53.265′ N, 122° 17.901′ W. Marker is in Albany, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Buchanan Street and San Pablo Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Buchanan Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 San Pablo 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. Site of Albany's First City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Albany's First Firehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Albany's First Official Public Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Rose Wave (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Albany Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Charles MacGregor's Office (approx. half a mile away); Site of Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Miller's Barn (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
More about this marker. The marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the southwest corner of the intersection, just outside the Albany police station. It's fairly easy to miss.
Also see . . . "Garbage Wars" Plaque Given to the City by Albany Historical Society (Patch, Nov. 8, 2012). (Submitted on July 28, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.