Pleasanton in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
J. W. Kottinger’s Barn
Pleasanton Heritage Site - 1852
Erected 1980 by Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 39.794′ N, 121° 52.349′ W. Marker is in Pleasanton, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Ray Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the eastern side of the building, which now houses "Milfleur", a retail store. . Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Ray Street, Pleasanton CA 94566, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kottinger’s Barn (here, next to this marker); The Pleasanton Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gay 90's Pizzeria Rancho El Valle de San Jose (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Heritage House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alviso Adobe Community Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Francisco Solano Alviso Adobe (approx. 2.2 miles away); Alviso Adobe (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasanton.
Regarding J. W. Kottinger’s Barn. This site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It's period of significance is listed as 1850-1874.
This site was listed with the California State Office of Historic Preservation on September 12, 1985.
1. Kottinger's Barn
From the Pleasanton Historic Downtown Walking Brochure:
John Kottinger's barn was constructed in 1852 and later became Pleasanton's first jail. It is one of the few remaining adobe structures in the area and is the only building in Pleasanton to be designated by the National Register of Historic Buildings. Kottinger became the county's first Justice of the Peace in 1853. Since there were
had a tunnel built from the courthouse to the jail. Notable desperadoes such as Juaquin Murrietta, Juan Soto, and "Three Fingers" Jack Garcia were tried in Kottinger's court and escorted through the tunnel to jail.
— Submitted November 14, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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