Don Jose Maria Amador

Don Jose Maria Amador (HM1BKX)

Location: Dublin, CA 94568 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 42.169', W 121° 56.191'

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Soldier - Explorer - Pioneer - Rancher

Jose Maria Amador, born 1794 at San Francisco Presidio, spent his early years in the Mexican Army, as soldier, explorer, Indian fighter, and was later administrator at Mission San Jose.

Amador was paid for his service with land, a grant stretching from Danville on the north to Pleasanton, and from the crest of the western ridge to the crest of the east.

In 1826 Amador built his home about 800 ft. west of this marker on the site of Alamilla Spring. He was the first settler in this valley and raised cattle, horses, grapes and grain on his Rancho San Ramon.

He is the only man in California's history to have a county, city, valley and school named after him, In 1883, Amador died and was buried in Gilroy.
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HM NumberHM1BKX
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1973
Placed ByThe Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 593747 N 4173374
Decimal Degrees37.70281667, -121.93651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.169', W 121° 56.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 10.14" N, 121° 56' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)925, 510, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7100-7134 San Ramon Rd, Dublin CA 94568, US
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