The Meek Mansion

The Meek Mansion (HM1S5M)

Location: Hayward, CA 94541 Alameda County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 41.069', W 122° 6.774'

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Built in 1869 by William Meek, a pioneer of commercial agriculture, the mansion is characteristic of the affluent agricultural society of the Victorian era in California.
The estate is on the site of the former Rancho San Lorenzo. This area became known as "Cherryland" because of the many cherry trees planted by Meek.
In 1964, the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District purchased and began renovation of the mansion. In 1972, the mansion became a State of California landmark and in 1973, it was placed on the National Registry of of Historical Places. In 1991, the Hayward Historical Society became responsible for operation of the mansion.
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HM NumberHM1S5M
Year Placed1994
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter #13
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 578218 N 4171178
Decimal Degrees37.68448333, -122.11290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.069', W 122° 6.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 4.14" N, 122° 6' 46.44" 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 17101-17599 Boston Rd, Hayward CA 94541, US
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