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

The McConaghy Estate

 
 
The McConaghy Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13 E Clampus Vitus, January 7, 2013
1. The McConaghy Estate Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1886 for Neal and Sarah McConaghy, this 12 room Victorian farmhouse represents the beauty and elegance of a bygone era. Members of the family resided here until 1972. In response to community interest, Hayward Area Recreation District purchased the estate. Hayward Area Historical Society assumed responsibly for restoration and preservation. In 1976 as part of the Bicentennial celebration, the home, complete with carriage house, opened to the public as a museum.

 
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 37° 40.233′ N, 122° 7.295′ W. Marker is in Hayward, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Hesperian Boulevard near Bookman Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18701 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward CA 94541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured
The McConaghy Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
2. The McConaghy Estate Marker
as the crow flies. The Meek Mansion (approx. 1.1 miles away); San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Palmtag Building (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hayward Public Library (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rancho San Lorenzo (approx. 2.1 miles away); NSGW Hall - Eden Parlor No. 113 (approx. 2.2 miles away); I.D.E.S. Council Hayward #14 (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of First Public School in Castro Valley (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hayward.
 
Regarding The McConaghy Estate. The McConaghy Estate is open to the public on the first weekend of the month.
 
Also see . . .  A Peek into History at the McConaghy House -- Castro Valley Patch. According to our tour guide, Neal and Sarah McConaghy were Irish immigrants who settled in the area during the Gold Rush. They built their Stick-Eastlake style property in 1886 while living in a home on Grant Avenue. (Submitted on May 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
The McConaghy Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
3. The McConaghy Estate Marker
The McConaghy House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
4. The McConaghy House
The McConaghy House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2016
5. The McConaghy House
The McConaghy family of the steps of their home image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. The McConaghy family of the steps of their home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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