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Al Zampa Memorial Bridge Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 16, 2015
Al Zampa Memorial Bridge Marker - Wide View
California (Contra Costa County), Crockett — Al Zampa Memorial BridgeCrockett, California 2003
Alfred 'Al' Zampa was the first born son of Emilio and Maria Zampa, Italian immigrants who migrated to the USA from Abruzzi, Italy. Al was born on March 12, 1905 in Selby, California down river from where this plaque sits. He was the eldest of three . . . — Map (db m91658) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Crockett — Anza Expedition of 1776
"We called to these Indians, hoping to buy their fish from them." From Father Pedro Font's Diary, April 2, 1776 In 1775 and 1776, Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza, Father Pedro Font, along with 240 settlers, soldiers, . . . — Map (db m91652) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Crockett — Crockett World War I Veterans MemorialMemorial Hall
(periods added to aid legibility) In Loving Memory of the men of this community who gave their lives in the 1917     Great World War     1919 D. Crowley · G.M. Lee · W.E. Dunn · O.A. Sweet · M.H. Sievers · F. Remaini · B.L. . . . — Map (db m91651) WM
California (Contra Costa County), Crockett — 731 — The Old Homestead
This was the first American home in Crockett. Constructed in 1867 by Thomas Edwards, Sr., on land purchased in 1866 from Judge J.B. Crockett. Located on an earlier Indian village near the Carquinez Straits, its timbers, some of which were brought . . . — Map (db m12153) HM

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