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Waggoner-Scarborough Home

Salesman J. T. Waggoner, Jr. (1860-1942) and his wife Sadie (Scarborough) (1870-1955) built this residence in 1927. It is closely associated with Mrs. Waggoner, a civic leader and longtime Jasper ...

Salesman J. T. Waggoner, Jr. (1860-1942) and his wife Sadie (Scarborough) (1870-1955) built this residence in 1927. It is closely associated with Mrs. Waggoner, a civic leader and longtime ...

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Long Home Site

Home OfHuey Pierce Long, Sr. and Caledonia Tison Long Birthplace of:United States Senator Huey Pierce LongCongressman George Shannon LongGovernor Earl Kemp Long

Home OfHuey Pierce Long, Sr. and Caledonia Tison Long Birthplace of:United States Senator Huey Pierce LongCongressman George Shannon LongGovernor Earl Kemp Long

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Berkeley's First Pocket Park

So, someone's having a little fun in North Berkeley (and perhaps beyond), posting a series of what I'd call parody or guerrilla plaquelets. This one is outside the Peet's on Solano Avenue and ...

So, someone's having a little fun in North Berkeley (and perhaps beyond), posting a series of what I'd call parody or guerrilla plaquelets. This one is outside the Peet's on Solano Avenue ...

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Berkeley's 'Shortest Road'

A North Berkeley

A North Berkeley "guerrilla plaquelet." (Other examples here: on Solano Avenue and outside the North Berkeley branch library.) The Shortest Road North St.   On this spot, thus begins the ...

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North Berkeley (Redacted) Guerrilla Plaque

One of a series of parody mini-plaques that have appeared in North Berkeley neighborhoods in the spring of 2019 (I hadn't noticed them before that, anyway). Other examples on Solano Avenue and at ...

One of a series of parody mini-plaques that have appeared in North Berkeley neighborhoods in the spring of 2019 (I hadn't noticed them before that, anyway). Other examples on Solano Avenue and ...

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James H. Anthony Reflecting Pool

Plaque installed at the landmark reflecting pool around the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power headquarters building on Hill Street in downtown L.A. I don't know anything about James H. ...

Plaque installed at the landmark reflecting pool around the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power headquarters building on Hill Street in downtown L.A. I don't know anything about James ...

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John Muir’s Pine Cabin near Yosemite Falls

CLIMB THE MOUNTAINS AND GET THEIR GOOD TIDINGS NATURE’S PEACE WILL FLOW INTO YOU AS SUNSHINE FLOWS INTO TREES THE WINDS WILL BLOW THEIR OWN FRESHNESS INTO YOU AND THE STORMS THEIR ENERGY WHILE CARES ...

CLIMB THE MOUNTAINS AND GET THEIR GOOD TIDINGS NATURE’S PEACE WILL FLOW INTO YOU AS SUNSHINE FLOWS INTO TREES THE WINDS WILL BLOW THEIR OWN FRESHNESS INTO YOU AND THE STORMS THEIR ENERGY WHILE CARES ...

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George C. Hammer Amphitheatre

Named for George C. Hammer, Oakland Parks and Recreation, who died unexpectedly at age 32.See:https://oaklandwiki.org/George_C._Hammer_Amphitheatrehttps://oaklandwiki.org/George_C._Hammer

Named for George C. Hammer, Oakland Parks and Recreation, who died unexpectedly at age 32.See:ht tps://oaklandwiki.org/George_C._Hammer_Amphitheatr ehttps://oaklandwiki.org/George_C._Hammer

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Makkeweks

    Ky Ebright Boathouse

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Ky_Ebright_Boathouse

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Ky_Ebright_Boathouse

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    Luso-Brasilian Garden

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Luso-Brasilian_Garden

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Luso-Brasilian_Garden

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    Rotary Natural Science Center

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Rotary_Nature_Center

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Rotary_Nature_Center

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    Madison Park Apartments

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Madison_Park_Apartments

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Madison_Park_Apartments

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    Meyers House

    See: https://localwiki.org/alameda/Meyers_House

    See: https://localwiki.org/alameda/Meyers_House

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    Joseph Leonard Mansion

    See: https://localwiki.org/alameda/Joseph_Leonard_Mansion

    See: https://localwiki.org/alameda/Joseph_Leonard_ Mansion

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    Torii Gateway to Heaven

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Torii_Gate

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Torii_Gate

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    Woodminster Fountain

    This fountain is dedicated June 5, 1955,to Gertrude Mott, wife of a former mayor,in loving memory of her civic attainmentsand indomitable determination, whichbrought forth Woodminster ...

    This fountain is dedicated June 5, 1955,to Gertrude Mott, wife of a former mayor,in loving memory of her civic attainmentsand indomitable determination, whichbrought forth ...

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    Mother of the Year Walk

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Oakland%27s_Mother_of_the_Year_Award

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Oakland%27s_Mother_of _the_Year_Award

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    Challenger Memorial Grove

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    Fireman Tracy Toomey

    In Memory OfFireman Tracy ToomeyWho on January 10th, 1999 made the ultimatesacrifice for the citizens of Oakland. Aloving husband and father, a dedicated 27-year Oakland firefighter, a Marine ...

    In Memory OfFireman Tracy ToomeyWho on January 10th, 1999 made the ultimatesacrifice for the citizens of Oakland. Aloving husband and father, a dedicated 27-year Oakland firefighter, a ...

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    Kennedy Tunnel

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Kennedy_Tunnel

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Kennedy_Tunnel

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    Inter County Tunnel

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Kennedy_Tunnel

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Kennedy_Tunnel

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    Leimert Bridge

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Leimert_Bridge

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Leimert_Bridge

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    Oakland Portal

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Posey_Tube

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/Posey_Tube

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    C. L. Dellums

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/C._L._Dellums_Amtrak_Station

    See: https://oaklandwiki.org/C._L._Dellums_Amtrak_ Station

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