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Danville in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alamo Cemetery

Historical Site Dedication

 
 
Alamo Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
1. Alamo Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Many pioneers from Alamo and surrounding towns have been buried here since the 1850s. Alamo Cemetery is part of the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District. We dedicate this plaque in the 125th year of the first recorded burial January 1856.
 
Erected 1980 by San Ramon Valley Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 37° 50.13′ N, 122° 0.892′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on El Portal near Danville Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 El Portal, Danville CA 94526, 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. Captain Pedro Fages Trail (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hap Magee Ranch (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Tatcan People (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Railroad Put Alamo on the Map (approx. 0.7 miles away); San Ramon Union High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Root House
Alamo Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
2. Alamo Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Austin Root House, 1919 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Close Family Property (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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