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

Meadowlark Dairy – Dairy Bunkhouse

Alviso Adobe Community Park

 
 
Dairy Bunkhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 6, 2009
1. Dairy Bunkhouse Marker
Inscription. There were once many buildings on the Meadowlark Dairy complex. One important building was a place for the ranch hands and workers to sleep and socialize. This bunkhouse is a smaller version of the one that was at the dairy. The current Foothill Road runs through the original location of the building.
 
Erected 2008 by Alviso Adobe Community Park.
 
Location. 37° 39.587′ N, 121° 54.784′ W. Marker is in Pleasanton, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Old Foothill Road near Foothill Road. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the far left front of the building. Marker and site are located at the Alviso Adobe Community Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3465 Old Foothill Road, Pleasanton CA 94588, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meadowlark Dairy – Dairy Managerís House (here, next to this marker); Meadowlark Dairy - The Dairy Silo (a few steps from this marker); Francisco Solano Alviso Adobe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alviso Adobe (about 300 feet away); Alviso Adobe Community Park
The Dairy Bunkhouse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 6, 2009
2. The Dairy Bunkhouse
Marker can be seen at the far left of the building.
(about 300 feet away); Rancho El Valle de San Jose (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gold Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Pleasanton Hotel (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasanton.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAgricultureNotable Buildings
 
Close-Up of Photo on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 6, 2009
3. Close-Up of Photo on Marker
View of the Meadowlark Dairy facing northwest, ca 1920s. Bunkhouse is in center.

Photo: Doris (Dana) Tobias
The Dairy Bunkhouse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 6, 2009
4. The Dairy Bunkhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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