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

Cannery Park

Dedicated 1993

 

— Hayward Area Recreation and Park District —

 
Cannery Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 16, 2022
1. Cannery Park Marker
Inscription.  This park is dedicated to the Hunt Brothers Cannery and the people of Hayward whose industry and loyalty made the cannery a success.
Established on this site in 1896 by Will and Joseph Hunt. By the mid 1940's, Hunt Brothers Cannery became the world's largest cannery.
After merging to form Hunt-Wesson Foods Inc. Hunts' closed the Hayward plant and moved to Fullerton in 1978. Thus ending the era of the tomato for Hayward.
As Hayward's principal employer, Hunt's provided employment to generations of Hayward residents.
 
Erected 1993 by Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 37° 39.962′ N, 122° 5.907′ W. Marker is in Hayward, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King Drive near B Street. Markers are located at Cannery Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hayward CA 94541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 16, 2022
2. Dedication Plaque
Second marker to the right
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as the crow flies. Hayward Public Library (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Palmtag Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rancho San Lorenzo (approx. 0.9 miles away); Allen F. Strutz Veterans Memorial Building (approx. one mile away); NSGW Hall - Eden Parlor No. 113 (approx. one mile away); I.D.E.S. Council Hayward #14 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition Campsite #98 (approx. 1.2 miles away); The McConaghy Estate (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hayward.
 
Both Cannery Park Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 16, 2022
3. Both Cannery Park Markers
A Nearby Marker - Cannery Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 16, 2022
4. A Nearby Marker - Cannery Park
September 1993
This "Field of Dreams" represents the commitment of the Oakland A's and the Lucky Stores to the community.
The Oakland A's and Lucky Stores Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 16, 2022
5. The Oakland A's and Lucky Stores Dedication Plaque
Marker in the foreground of the ballpark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022