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

A Haven for Artists

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 3, 2014
1. A Haven for Artists Marker
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Inscription. In the late 1800s, Joaquin Miller hosted gatherings of such notables as authors Jack London, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, Bret Harte and Prentice Mulford; English humorist and playwright Tom Hood; illustrator/engraver Frank Leslie; poet Walt Whitman, Ina Coolbrith, and George Sterling; English statesman and writer Lord Houghton; actress Lillie Langtry.
 
Erected 2010 by City of Oakland.
 
Location. 37° 48.641′ N, 122° 11.587′ 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 Millerís Abbey (a few steps from this marker); Joaquin Miller (a few steps from this marker); The Monument Loop: A Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); 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
A Haven for Artists and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 3, 2014
2. A Haven for Artists and Marker
(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.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Joaquin Millerís Abbey image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 3, 2014
3. Joaquin Millerís Abbey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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