Site of College of California

Site of College of California (HMCMJ)

Location: Oakland, CA 94612 Alameda County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 48.195', W 122° 16.213'

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Original Campus of University of California

University of California, chartered March 23, 1868. Located between Franklin and Harrison, 12th and 14th Streets, from 1869 to 1873. Using buildings of former College of California, successor to Contra Costa Academy founded by Henry Durant, June 1853. He was elected first university president in June 1870. University moved to present Berkeley site September 1873.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 45
Plaque placed by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the University of California, The Alameda County Historical Society, and the Oakland Chamber of Commerce. May 22, 1968
Marker Number45
Year Placed1968
Placed ByCalifornia State Department of Parks and Recreation, Alameda County Historical Society, Oakland Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 564244 N 4184236
Decimal Degrees37.80325000, -122.27021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.195', W 122° 16.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 11.70" N, 122° 16' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)510, 415, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300-1314 Franklin St, Oakland CA 94612, US
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