“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Alamo, California

Clickable Map of Contra Costa County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Contra Costa County, CA (480) Alameda County, CA (674) Marin County, CA (249) Sacramento County, CA (392) San Francisco County, CA (722) San Joaquin County, CA (142) Solano County, CA (114) Sonoma County, CA (163)  ContraCostaCounty(480) Contra Costa County (480)  AlamedaCounty(674) Alameda County (674)  MarinCounty(249) Marin County (249)  SacramentoCounty(392) Sacramento County (392)  (722) San Francisco City and County (722)  SanJoaquinCounty(142) San Joaquin County (142)  SolanoCounty(114) Solano County (114)  SonomaCounty(163) Sonoma County (163)
Martinez is the county seat for Contra Costa County
Alamo is in Contra Costa County
      Contra Costa County (480)  
      Alameda County (674)  
      Marin County (249)  
      Sacramento County (392)  
      San Francisco City and County (722)  
      San Joaquin County (142)  
      Solano County (114)  
      Sonoma County (163)  
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1 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — 15 — Alamo Grammar School
Original Site of the Alamo Grammar School The first school was constructed on this site in 1876 and was destroyed by fire. The second school was built in the 1880s and included a bell tower. The third was built in the 1940s and served as . . . Map (db m152685) HM
2 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — Macedo Ranch
Spurs and Branding Irons California Cowhides are Big Business After Spain's rule in the New World ended in 1821, the newly established government of Mexico began the process of distributing the mission lands. The area where you . . . Map (db m185763) HM
3 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — Original Alamo School Bell
Used from about 1880 to 1940 in the second Alamo school building which stood at the east side of Danville Blvd. near Stone Valley Road.Map (db m154889) HM
4 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — Site of the J.M. Jones House(former Francisco Garcia Adobe)
John M. & Mary Ann Smith Jones, lived at this location from 1851 - 1866. They came out west in a prairie schooner. Here John opened the only post office between Martinez and Mission San Jose on May 18, 1852. Mary Ann was his deputy while her . . . Map (db m93991) HM
5 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — Stone Valley
Squire Silas Stone emigrated with his family from Iowa in 1853 and settled half mile east of this marker. The pioneer's home stood nearby until 1957. His son Albert eventually expanded the ranch to 800 acres and gave the family name to the present . . . Map (db m93667) HM
6 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — The Railroad Put Alamo on the Map
IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY, local farmers, ranchers and businessmen began to campaign for a railroad into the San Ramon Valley. This plan came to fruition in 1890 when the Southern Pacific RR started construction of its San Ramon Valley line. The . . . Map (db m153307) HM
7 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — The Tatcan People
For untold centuries people have lived in the San Ramon Valley. They built their homes by the creeks, hunted in the valleys and worshipped in the mountains. In the 1700's the Tatcan, Bay Miwok speaking people, lived in the watershed of the . . . Map (db m153086) HM
8 California, Contra Costa County, Alamo — Whitegate Farm
Since 1856 Built by Charles and Nathaniel Howard Owner Ray L. Donahue Map (db m93990) HM
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Apr. 19, 2024