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Church of St. James the Apostle

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2014
1. Church of St. James the Apostle Marker
Is the original bronze marker missing?
Inscription.  
This church founded under authority of Bishop Kip, first Episcopal Bishop for California, has given uninterrupted service to this community since
June 27, 1858
(Marker Number 694.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.507′ N, 122° 14.778′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, on the left when traveling south on 12th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1596 12th Avenue, Oakland CA 94606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Water & Rails / Brooklyn Basin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Harbor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Francis Marion “Borax” Smith (approx. 0.6 miles away); The History of the Site of the Shade Tree (approx. 0.8 miles away); California Cotton Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cryer & Sons (approx. 0.9 miles away);
Church of St. James the Apostle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2014
2. Church of St. James the Apostle Marker
Oakland War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Union Point (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
More about this marker. The address for the St. James the Apostle Church is 1596 12th Avenue, but the marker is on the Foothill Boulevard side of the building.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Church of St. James the Apostle Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2014
3. Church of St. James the Apostle Church
Nearby Grace Temple image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2014
4. Nearby Grace Temple
Nearby Grace Temple image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2014
5. Nearby Grace Temple
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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