Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Alameda’s First Church
Founded Sept. 11, 1853
Rev. James McGowan
In 1854 the first church building was erected on land donated Bishop William Taylor and dedicated by Bishop Matthew Simpson - the first appointed minister was Rev. David Deal, 1854-56.
Present building erected - 1909
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 37° 45.898′ N, 122° 14.664′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2257 Central Avenue, Alameda CA 94501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Alameda High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (about 500 feet away); Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (about 600 feet away); They Brought Alameda the News (about 700 feet away); Clark Memorial BenchMeyers House (approx. half a mile away); ATK Baseball Field (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.