Site of the J.M. Jones House

Site of the J.M. Jones House (HM1RPG)

Location: Alamo, CA 94507 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 51.114', W 122° 1.955'

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(former Francisco Garcia Adobe)

John M. & Mary Ann Smith Jones, lived at this location from 1851 - 1866. They came out west in a prairie schooner. Here John opened the only post office between Martinez and Mission San Jose on May 18, 1852. Mary Ann was his deputy while her husband traveled on horseback as the county assessor.
Year Placed1985
Placed BySan Ramon Valley Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 17th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 585108 N 4189824
Decimal Degrees37.85190000, -122.03258333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.114', W 122° 1.955'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 6.84" N, 122° 1' 57.3" W
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Area Code(s)510, 925
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3158 Danville Blvd, Alamo CA 94507, US
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