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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dublin, California

 
Clickable Map of Alameda County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Alameda County, CA (548) Contra Costa County, CA (451) San Francisco County, CA (641) San Joaquin County, CA (94) San Mateo County, CA (177) Santa Clara County, CA (470) Stanislaus County, CA (59)  AlamedaCounty(548) Alameda County (548)  ContraCostaCounty(451) Contra Costa County (451)  (641) San Francisco City and County (641)  SanJoaquinCounty(94) San Joaquin County (94)  SanMateoCounty(177) San Mateo County (177)  SantaClaraCounty(470) Santa Clara County (470)  StanislausCounty(59) Stanislaus County (59)
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Dublin is in Alameda County
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1California (Alameda County), Dublin — 1914 Rasmussen House 1990
Site of the home of Peter and Wilhelmina Rasmussen from 1914 until 1937. Peter came to America from Denmark in 1871. He was part of a wave of Danish immigrants who settled in Alameda County. The house was a Craftsman Bungalow built on twenty acres . . . Map (db m112846) HM
2California (Alameda County), Dublin — 1943 Fleet City 1946Shoemaker, California
During World War II 3,396 acres were purchased for the largest naval installation in the U.S. Three navy bases sat adjacent to each other in an area known as Fleet City. Camp Parks located along Dougherty Road, The U.S. Naval Hospital among . . . Map (db m94022) HM
3California (Alameda County), Dublin — Amador Valley Hotel(Later the Dublin Hotel)
For 86 years a favorite congregating spot. Built by John Green in 1860, with a balcony over the porch and a gabled roof. A famous cross-roads stop and transfer point on the Oakland-Stockton and Martinez-San Jose stagecoach routes intil the 1890's . . . Map (db m59944) HM
4California (Alameda County), Dublin — Antone School
Marker One: An open meeting place for a new generation, Antone Pavilion was built to pay tribute to the community’s roots, commemorating the school that once helped build dreams and change the lives of early settlers. After years of sending . . . Map (db m204572) HM
5California (Alameda County), Dublin — Dobbel Family
Margaret Tehan Dobbel, the granddaughter of Jeremiah and Ellen Fallon. She was born in Jeremiah Fallon’s home, Dublin, 1874. She married Julius Dobbel and had 13 children. They raised cattle and sheep at Rice, Camel, Dougherty and Donlon Ranches.Map (db m201556) HM
6California (Alameda County), Dublin — Don Jose Maria AmadorSoldier - Explorer - Pioneer - Rancher
Jose Maria Amador, born 1794 at San Francisco Presidio, spent his early years in the Mexican Army, as soldier, explorer, Indian fighter, and was later administrator at Mission San Jose. Amador was paid for his service with land, a grant . . . Map (db m69727) HM
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7California (Alameda County), Dublin — Flanagan Family
John & Katherine Donlon Flanagan from Longford, Ireland came to Dublin in 1868. In 1896 John was blinded, but continued to raise sheep and farm with the help of his wife and 3 girls, Eva, Katherine (Murphy), and Elizabeth (Nevin), who was a teacher . . . Map (db m201557) HM
8California (Alameda County), Dublin — Harlan Family
The Harlan Family left Missouri by wagon train in the spring of 1846, along with the Donner Party. At Weber Canyon, Utah, they split with the Donner Party, crossing Donner Summit 3 weeks before the ill-fated Donner Party was trapped. They settled in . . . Map (db m201567) HM
9California (Alameda County), Dublin — Henry Moller1884 – 1974
A native of Germany, he married Bertha Koopman, native of Dublin. He farmed and operated a butcher business, delivering fresh meat from a horse-drawn wagon. He was an Amador High School Trustee for 17 years.Map (db m201570) HM
10California (Alameda County), Dublin — Heritage Park & Museums
This seven acre park is on the site of Dublin's original settlement that was established in 1850. Within the park are the 1856 Murray Schoolhouse, the 1859 St. Raymond Church, the 1880 Kolb Old House, the 1911 Kolb Craftsman Bungalow, the 1870 . . . Map (db m59946) HM
11California (Alameda County), Dublin — Heritage Park & Museums
This ten-acre park is on the site where Dublin was originally settled in 1850. Within the park are the: Murray Schoolhouse, 1856 Old St. Raymond Church, 1859 Sunday School Barn, c. 1860 Kolb’s Old House, c. 1870 Hay Barn, c. 1900 Kolb . . . Map (db m201625) HM
12California (Alameda County), Dublin — Iron Horse Regional Trail
Tassajara Creek Regional Trail Tassajara Creek/Ridge Trail (5.54 Miles): This unpaved and paved regional trail extends from the lowlands of Tassajara Creek in Alameda County to the ridgeline above Dougherty Valley in Contra Costa . . . Map (db m204577) HM
13California (Alameda County), Dublin — James Witt Dougherty1813 - 1879
An early settler from Tennessee, he bought 10,000 acres from Jose Maria Amador for $2.20 per acre. He was chairman of the first board of Alameda Co. in 1853. He had the Hawthorn trees planted in the cemetery, Carlo, his faithful dog, outlived him by . . . Map (db m201564) HM
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14California (Alameda County), Dublin — John Bonde1855 - 1949
A native of Denmark, Bonde brought his family to Dublin in 1896. They operated Dougherty Station, which he bought from C.M. Dougherty on Oct. 16, 1907. It later became known as the Dublin Hotel.Map (db m201565) HM
15California (Alameda County), Dublin — John S. Martin
Born in Ireland. Brother to Dennis Martin. Came west in 1844 with Stephen’s Party. Helped Rescue survivors of the Donner Party. First Settled at Bonnie Doon, in Palomares Canyon, later in the hills northwest of Dublin.Map (db m201621) HM
16California (Alameda County), Dublin — Kolb Family
The Kolb Family settled in Dublin in the 1870’s. George Kolb operated the General Store and farmed. His sons, Edwin and Harold, also ranched and farmed. Harold (H.W. Kolb) was a trustee for the Murray School District for 17 years and was a noted . . . Map (db m201563) HM
17California (Alameda County), Dublin — Kolb's "Sunday School" Barn
Charles Daugherty sold this building to George Kolb in 1905 for $25.00. While Kolb owned and operated Dublin’s General Store he used the barn for storage. In 1912 he moved it from its original location on Dublin Boulevard to his property on Dublin . . . Map (db m201559) HM
18California (Alameda County), Dublin — Lynch Family
William O. Lynch was born in New York July 28, 1827. Arrived in San Francisco on the Pilot-boat W.G. Hackstaff via Straights of Magellan June 28, 1849 after 6 months of buffeting strong winds and waves. In 1850 he and Leo Norris settled in now San . . . Map (db m201569) HM
19California (Alameda County), Dublin — Mape Memorial Park
Commander John "Jack" Clement Mape USN, was Dublin's first casualty of the Vietnam War. A 40-year old father of seven, Mape lived in Dublin and was stationed in Alameda, CA. He was assigned to Squadron VA-52 of the USS Ticonderoga in September, . . . Map (db m69725) HM WM
20California (Alameda County), Dublin — Murray-Green Homes
In 1852 Irish immigrants Michael Murray and Jeremiah Fallon purchased 1000 acres of land from Don Jose Maria Amador, and on this site Murray erected his modest home in 1857. Murray sold his house to John Green, proprietor of the Green Store, whose . . . Map (db m94035) HM
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21California (Alameda County), Dublin — Norris Family
It took 6 months for Leo and Mary Jane Norris to come to California by covered wagon. In 1852 Leo purchased 10,000 acres from Don Jose Maria Amador for $20,000 and one white horse. Their lands include most of present day San Ramon Valley. Later, the . . . Map (db m201555) HM
22California (Alameda County), Dublin — Old St. Raymond’s Church1860
The Oldest Extant Catholic Church Building in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties This land was donated as a Catholic site by Michael Murray and Jeremiah Fallon, who was one of the rescuers of the ill fated Donner Party in the Sierra. Tom . . . Map (db m26701) HM
23California (Alameda County), Dublin — Rasmussen Family
Peter A. Rasmussen a native of Langeland, Denmark, married Wilhemina Lausten of Slesvig, Denmark whom he met at a local Danish gathering, settled in Dublin in 1871. He worked on the Dougherty Ranch before he bought his own farm on San Ramon Road, . . . Map (db m201568) HM
24California (Alameda County), Dublin — Rod R. Fallon
Son of Jeremiah and Ellen Fallon. Regarded with great respect by people of the area for his honesty and integrity. Renowned for his fine horsemanship and proficiency with the riata (rawhide rope), which sometimes was up to 70 feet in length. He . . . Map (db m201554) HM
25California (Alameda County), Dublin — Site of the Dougherty Station Hotel
Built at the crossroads in 1862 by James Witt Dougherty where it served travelers going by stagecoach from Oakland to Stockton and from San Jose to Martinez and Sacramento. This area was named Dougherty Station from 1862 until 1878, and the hotel . . . Map (db m69726) HM
26California (Alameda County), Dublin — Tehan Family
William born in Kilkenny, Ireland, 1845. Ellen Fallon Tehan, daughter of Ellen and Jeremiah Fallon, was a year old when she came west by covered wagon from St. Joseph, Mo., in 1846. William and Ellen’s marriage was the first in Old St. Raymond’s Jan . . . Map (db m201558) HM
27California (Alameda County), Dublin — The Green Store
Built in 1860 by John Green this building has been in constant use as a business building. It began as a general store, changed into a neighborhood pub, and now is a restaurant. From 1914 – 1948 the northeast corner of the building was . . . Map (db m28578) HM
28California (Alameda County), Dublin — The Kolbs of DublinWorking the Land
The Kolb’s purchased their first tractor 1943. The introduction of tractors to mechanize agriculture resulted in a reduction of the heavy efforts of plowing and harrowing before planting, which were often backbreaking tasks for human and draft . . . Map (db m201560) HM
29California (Alameda County), Dublin — The Nielsen Family
Originally from Denmark, Peter Nielsen settled in Dublin in the late 1800’s leasing a large tract of land from Dougherty on what is now called the Camp Parks, Dougherty Valley area. His son, Tom, (1865-1956) purchased land in the Silvergate Dublin . . . Map (db m201561) HM
30California (Alameda County), Dublin — Tom Donlon1834 - 1859
A native of Longford, Ireland. He pledged $50 to help build Old Saint Raymond’s Church in 1856. While working on the church, he fell from the roof and was killed at age 25. A school in Dublin was named for him by vote of the student body.Map (db m201622) HM
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022