Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Latitude Sighting of the Golden Gate
27 March 1772
Agalanes John Rutledge Ann Loucks Mount Diablo Berkeley Hills Oakland Campanile Peralta Copa de Oro Sierra Edmund Randolph Toison de Oro Esperanza Piedmont
Erected 1969 by Daughters of the American Revolution, East Bay Chapters.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 46.786′ N, 122° 11.117′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Underwood Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5369 Underwood Avenue, Oakland CA 94613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Campanil (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commemoration of Old Redwood Road from Redwood Canyon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peralta Hacienda (approx. 1.8 miles away); Anza Expedition of 1776 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Voyage of the Brooklyn The Creation of a Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Monument Loop: A Legacy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Joaquin Millers Abbey (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
More about this marker. This marker is on the campus of Mills College near the Mary Morse Hall parking lot.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.