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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pleasanton, California

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Pleasanton is in Alameda County
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1 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — 510 — Alviso AdobeAlviso Adobe Community Park
Built in 1854, the Alviso Adobe is one of the few adobe structures remaining in the Bay Area. Declared a California Historic Landmark in 1954, the building stands relatively unmodified since the 1920s. The adobe was in continuous use from 1854 . . . Map (db m24616) HM
2 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Alviso Adobe Community Park5,000 Years of History in Seven Acres
[Panel 1:] Pleasanton’s past and the rich stories of the people that have come before can be discovered in the landscape and features of this park. Three periods of occupation trace regional settlement from prehistory to the present day. . . . Map (db m24685) HM
3 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Changing Landscape
Over time, different groups of people changed the landscape to meet their needs. The once wide open valley and its large lagoon have been transformed into smaller parcels with new uses for a growing population. Today’s seven acre park is a vestige . . . Map (db m217071) HM
4 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — 510 — Francisco Solano Alviso Adobe Reported missing
This building, erected in 1844-46 by Francisco Solano Alviso, was the first adobe house to be built in the Pleasanton Valley. It was originally called Alisal-The Sycamores. Following the Battle of Sunol Canyon, General John C. Frémont withdrew to . . . Map (db m3558) HM
5 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Gary Meyer Memorial Grove
Dedicated this Memorial Day 1969 To the first Pleasanton Serviceman killed in action in Vietnam And to all who fought And gave their lives To defend human rightsMap (db m204232) WM
6 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Gay 90's Pizzeria
Here stands one the first commercial buildings in Pleasanton, possibly as old as 1864. Originally a general store, this building has been a bar, brothel, bank and unofficial Wells Fargo stagecoach stop. Since 1959 it has become well-known as the . . . Map (db m211819) HM
7 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Gold CreekThe Great Gold Discovery of 1871
On Feb. 8, 1871 two men, the names of Neal F. Taylor and Timothy Cox, were looking for coal in the area and found more than they were looking for. On this creek which comes down through the then Dougherty Ranch the two men found a gold nugget. They . . . Map (db m69728) HM
8 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — J. W. Kottinger’s BarnPleasanton Heritage Site - 1852
John W. Kottinger (1819 – 1892) was Murray Township Justice of the Peace from 1853 to 1870. His home was the Seat of Justice for the township; The northwest corner of this adobe barn was used to jail prisoners. A frequent visitor was Joaquin . . . Map (db m24507) HM
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9 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Johnston Building
Built by George Johnston pioneer landowner and sheepherder in 1896 on portion of Rancho El Valle De San Jose granted by Governor Alvarado to Pico Bernal and Sunol in 1839 later owned by Juana Higuera Bernal a 19th century architectural . . . Map (db m193945) HM
10 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Kottinger’s Barn
John W. Kottinger one of pioneer founders and first Justice of the Peace of Pleasanton constructed this adobe brick barn about 1852. So built that part of it could house prisoners brought to justice in his court. Thus serving as Pleasanton’s first . . . Map (db m24592) HM
11 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Larkin Locke House
First constable of Pleasanton This house is one of Pleasanton's earliest examples of Craftsman style architecture Built 1911 Map (db m193939) HM
12 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Livermore's Fire Bell
This antique fire bell was used to notify Livermore Volunteer Firefighters of a fire in their community from 1875 until replaced by an electric siren in 1919.Map (db m204228) HM
13 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Meadowlark Dairy
was founded at this site in 1919 by Walter M. Briggs. His wife, Mary Phillips Briggs, named the dairy after the meadowlark birds that were commonly seen perched on fence posts. Benches donated by the Takens family Dedicated to the . . . Map (db m196200) HM
14 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Meadowlark Dairy – Dairy BunkhouseAlviso Adobe Community Park
There were once many buildings on the Meadowlark Dairy complex. One important building was a place for the ranch hands and workers to sleep and socialize. This bunkhouse is a smaller version of the one that was at the dairy. The current Foothill . . . Map (db m196199) HM
15 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Meadowlark Dairy – Dairy Manager’s HouseAlviso Adobe Community Park
These low boundary walls show the approximate location of the Meadowlark Dairy manager’s house. The dairy manager played an important role in day-to-day operations. His house had a kitchen, living room, office and bedrooms. A half-cellar under the . . . Map (db m196198) HM
16 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Meadowlark Dairy - Historic Orchard
Families living here planted fruit and nut trees in this area to the west of the building. In the 1920s the Dana's, managers of the Meadowlark Dairy, planted walnut trees along the property edges and a small fruit orchard north of the . . . Map (db m196203) HM
17 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Meadowlark Dairy - The Dairy SiloAlviso Adobe Community Park
At roughly 45 feet high, the Meadowlark Dairy silo was a distinctive visual landmark. This circular paving marks the silo’s approximate location. The original silo and barn were much larger. Silage, fodder for animals, is created by partially . . . Map (db m196197) HM
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18 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Nevis PavilionPleasanton Heritage Site - 1870s
This plaque was presented in 1976 by the Pleasanton Bicentennial Heritage Committee in commemoration of the nation's 200th birthday. This site was the location of the Nevis Pavilion, erected in the 1860's, and was for many years the source . . . Map (db m193943) HM
19 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Pleasanton Cheese Factory
Site of the Pleasanton Cheese Factory 1920 - 1987 George Spiliotopoulos 1940 - 1985 George Spiliotopoulos "Forever a friend of Pleasanton and all that have called it home. Passion, pride and community." Map (db m193944) HM
20 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery
Panel One: Pioneer Cemetery History {The Cemetery’s Origins} In 1886 a final resting place for residents was established on this peaceful knoll overlooking the southern valley and western foothills near Alisal in the Township of . . . Map (db m216940) HM
21 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Pleasanton Veterans Memorial
Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Pvt Meinrad Auf Der Maur Army WWI 9-Jun-1918 • Pvt Charles Perry Army WWI 6-Jan-1919 • Pvt Ambrose D Regalia Army WWII 4-Jun-1942 • Tech4 William J Theodore Army WWII 17-Oct-1942 • 2Lt James W Mc Cann Jr Army . . . Map (db m216969) WM
22 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Pleasanton's Fire Bell
This antique fire bell was used to notify Pleasanton Volunteer Firefighters of a fire in their community from 1908 until replaced by an electric siren in 1919.Map (db m204231) HM
23 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — Rancho El Valle de San Jose
This grandstand is located on a portion of the historic Rancho El Valle de San Jose, granted to Pico, Sunol and Bernal by Mexico in 1839 forming part of Mission San Jose lands. Early settlers trained and raced horses here over 100 years ago.Map (db m65971) HM
24 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — SPC. Jameson L. LindskogIn Memory of U.S. Army Combat Medic
SPC. Jameson Lindskog, the first Pleasanton native to be killed in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, was awarded the Silver Star for Heroism. On 29 March 2011, he selflessly ran directly into heavy enemy fire in order to provide . . . Map (db m204227) WM
25 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — The Heritage House
The Heritage House has been the center of historical horse racing activities in the Livermore – Amador Valley for over 90 years. Built around 1900, it is the sole remaining structure from the days of the privately-owned racing business that . . . Map (db m112794) HM
26 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — The Pleasanton Hotel
In 1864, five years before the first railroad arrived in Pleasanton, John W. Kottinger demonstrated his faith in Pleasanton”s future by building the communities first hotel, The Farmer’s Hotel. The building was purchased by Henry in 1891 and . . . Map (db m24607) HM
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27 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — The Pleasanton Sign
Originally installed by the Women's Improvement Club in 1932, the Pleasanton Sign has become a familiar landmark and prominent symbol of the community. In 2005, the sign underwent complete restoration, and was rededicated by the City Council on . . . Map (db m193940) HM
28 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton — The Roxy Theatre
Originally constructed as the New Lincoln Theatre by the architectural firm of Miller and Warnecke, this building housed Pleasanton's first moving picture house and opened in 1927. In 1937 the theatre became The Roxy Theatre after an ownership . . . Map (db m193941) HM
29 California, Alameda County, Pleasanton, Verona — Once a Hilltop CastleAnother Hearst Legacy
Phoebe Hearst's Moorish-style mansion once stood where the Castlewood Country Club now stands, northwest of this location. The mansion was named Hacienda del Pozo de Verona, for its great marble wellhead imported from Verona, Italy. Western . . . Map (db m194786) HM
30 California, Contra Costa County, Pleasanton — Tassajara School
This one room school house was built by the Tassajara School District in 1889 and served the entire area until 1946 at which time the district was merged with the Danville Union School District. The black walnut trees were planted and cared for by . . . Map (db m200575) HM
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Dec. 10, 2023