Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Poet of the Sierras”
Erected 1928 by Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 107.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 37° 48.638′ N, 122° 11.581′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Joaquin Miller Road and Sanborn Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3098 Joaquin Miller Road, Oakland CA 94602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joaquin Miller’s Abbey (here, next to this marker); A Haven for Artists (a few steps from this marker); The Monument Loop: A Legacy The Creation of a Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Voyage of the Brooklyn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Commemoration of Old Redwood Road from Redwood Canyon (approx. 0.8 miles away); 442nd Regimental Combat Team Memorial (approx. one mile away); Site of Blossom Rock Navigation Trees (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Also see . . . Who was Joaquin Miller? - Joaquin Miller School. Joaquin Miller was a colorful figure who was well known in California literary and social circles. He spent his last years in Oakland, in a home on the road that is now Joaquin Miller Road. But his real name — the name he was given at birth on Sept. 8, 1837 — was Cincinnatus Hiner. (Submitted on February 15, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 446 times since then. Last updated on December 20, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 15, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.