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San Pablo in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Lincoln Highway in San Pablo

 
 
The Lincoln Highway in San Pablo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 10, 2020
1. The Lincoln Highway in San Pablo Marker
Inscription.  
In 1928, San Pablo Ave. (U.S. 40) became part of America's 3,384 mi. 'Lincoln' Transcontinental Highway.
Marker rededicated April 10, 1988. (Marker Number 512.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Lincoln Highway series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1988.
 
Location. 37° 57.525′ N, 122° 20.432′ W. Marker is in San Pablo, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Church Lane, on the left when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Church Ln, San Pablo CA 94806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alvarado Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Native Peoples of the East Bay (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Alvarado Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Where the Deer and the Antelope Play (approx. 1.3 miles away); California & Nevada Railroad
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); First Supermarket/Foster's Freeze (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ranchos to Ranches (approx. 1.4 miles away); Park Theatre (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Lincoln Highway in California (Lincoln Highway Association). (Submitted on July 17, 2020.)
 
The Lincoln Highway in San Pablo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 10, 2020
2. The Lincoln Highway in San Pablo Marker
The marker is embedded in the ground in front of a small Lincoln Highway monument, which is in front of the Alvarado Adobe Museum. The Alvarado Adobe is California Historical Landmark No. 512, which is why this page is included in the California Historical Landmark series.
Alvarado Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
3. Alvarado Adobe
California Historical Landmark No. 512
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2024. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.   3. submitted on February 4, 2024, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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Apr. 15, 2024