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

Jefferson Square Park

 
 
Jefferson Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
1. Jefferson Square Park Marker
Inscription.  
1853
Oakland was shaped
by seven GREEN SQUARES

Downtown’s living rooms
now only five

Parks bring out the
Goodness of good people

 
Erected by 10,000 Steps.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 37° 48.049′ N, 122° 16.678′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Street and 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 699 Jefferson Street, Oakland CA 94607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chabot Observatory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette Square Timeline (approx. 0.2 miles away); Western Pacific Railroad Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pardee House (approx. ¼ mile away); Estuary Industry (approx. ¼ mile away); Preservation Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Oakland
Jefferson Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
2. Jefferson Square Park Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Port of Oakland (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022