Alameda in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Clark Memorial Bench
My Dumb Friends Bench
Erected 2016 by Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number GPY-140-02.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 37° 45.565′ N, 122° 14.718′ W. Marker is in Alameda, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Park Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is at the south end of Jackson Park between Park Avenue West and Park Avenue East bounded by Encinal Avenue on the north
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Webster House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alameda’s First Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Alameda High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alameda City Hall, 1895-96 (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Alameda City Hall (approx. half a mile away); Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (approx. half a mile away); Meyers House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Prehistoric Indian Mound (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alameda.
Also see . . . Beloved Clark Bench Brought Back to Life. Jackson Park neighbors gathered with city officials and members of the local parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West on Saturday, Oct. 22, to dedicate the Clark Memorial Bench. The Native Sons were on hand to install a historical plaque that recalled Isabelle Clark’s 1920 expression of love for her late husband, George B Clark. The plaque’s inscription also called to mind Doors’ singer Jim Morrison’s role in the saga. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.