Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John “Alex” Alexander
"Community work was something that I felt needed to be done,so I did it. It's also selfish because I enjoy it." - John Alexander
Location. 37° 48.202′ N, 122° 19.414′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Middle Harbor Road near 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is in Middle Harbor Shoreline Park. Enter the park through the entrance with the flagpole (really the USS Oakland mast) - park nearby, and walk south about 500 feet along the service road parallel to the fence, and the marker will be on the right. Alternatively, drive along this road and
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Oakland CL-AA 95 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Training Wall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rear Admiral R.J. "Bear" Arnold, U.S.N. (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Oakland Mast (approx. ¼ mile away); Chappell Roland Hayes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Western Pacific Mole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Liberty Hall (approx. 1½ miles away); The Music They Played on 7th Street (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then. Last updated on February 9, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.