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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Alamo, California
Location of Alamo, California
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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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
Charles and Nathaniel Howard
Ray L. Donahue — — Map (db m93990) HM|