Livermore in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse
Built 1875, this building was first a hotel then the Livermore Valley Bank. It was the Livermore Town Hall from 1905 to 1957. The jail was in the rear, and to the left the firehouse. It was here a light bulb was lit and continues to burn to this day.
Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13
E Clampus Vitus
October 5, 1985
On this site:
Wooden Boarding House, c.1874
Bank of Livermore, c.1883 - 1890
Livermore City Hall, c.1905 - 1957
Livermore Firehouse, c.1906 - 1976
Livermore Police Station, c.1906 - 1974
City of Livemore
Historic Preservation Heritage Site
Dedicated July 1996
Erected 1985 by Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable BuildingsE Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1996.
Location. 37° 40.968′ N, 121° 46.034′ W. Marker is in Livermore, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street and McCloud Street, on the right when traveling north on First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2165 First Street, Livermore CA 94550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Italy Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livermore Flagpole (about 500 feet away); D. F. Bernal Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Mills Square Flag Pole (approx. ¼ mile away); Livermore Southern Pacific Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livermore.
Regarding Livermore Town Hall Jail and Firehouse. The Livermore Centennial Lightbulb continues to burn to this date. It is now located at Livermore Fire Station #6, 4550 East Avenue, Livermore.
Also see . . .
1. The Old Town Hall. This site offers history and vintage photos of this building, as well as links to additional (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Livermore’s Centennial Light Bulb. History and photos of the light bulb, mentioned in marker text, that has remained continuously lit for over 100 years. (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,972 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 7, 8. submitted on February 10, 2015.