Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
El Camino Rancho San Antonio
Erected 1939 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Oakland Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the El Camino Real, “The King's Highway” (California) series lists.
Location. 37° 49.461′ N, 122° 15.534′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of West MacArthur Boulevard and Broadway, on the right when traveling east on West MacArthur Boulevard. The marker is located in the northeast corner of Mosswood Park, at the intersection of Broadway and West MacArthur Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland CA 94611, 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. Site of Saint Mary's College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Key Route Train Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Antonio Bras Columns (approx. 0.9 miles away); Original Residents: The Ohlone / Vicente Peralta's Chosen Place (approx. 1.1 miles away); Paramount Theatre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Key Route Terminal (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memory of Col. John Coffee Hays (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Also see . . . History of the Peralta Family and the Rancho San Antonio. The Peralta Hacienda's history of the Peralta Family and Rancho San Antonio. No actual mention of El Camino, but it does at least provide some historical context of the development and use of the road. (Submitted on April 4, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.