Alamo in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1978 by E Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 51.037′ N, 122° 1.91′ W. Marker is in Alamo, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Stone Valley Road near Danville Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 Stone Valley Road, Alamo CA 94507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the J.M. Jones House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Alamo School Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alamo Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain Pedro Fages Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); San Ramon Union High School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Close Family Property Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 2.7 miles away); San Ramon Branch Line (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alamo.
Also see . . . Alamo, California - Wikipedia. The Hemme, Bollinger, Jones and Stone ranches began by grazing cattle and raising wheat and other grains. In 1891 the Hemme train station was placed near today's Hemme Avenue; later it was renamed the Alamo station. (Submitted on April 7, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.