Tuesday, July 13, 2010

California Historical Landmark #510

Francisco Solano Alviso Adobe
California State Historical Landmark #510

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This landmark is located at 3459 Foothill Road, Pleasanton, California. There are 35 other California State Historical Landmarks in Alameda County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 39.649 W 121° 54.798.

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California Historical Landmark #510

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 this building, which became his headquarters for several days.

California Historical Landmark #510
California Historical Landmark #510

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