Dunsmuir House

Dunsmuir House (HM1D8L)

Location: Oakland, CA 94605 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.643', W 122° 8.613'

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Within this crescent shaped valley is the beautiful 37-room Dunsmuir House, an example of colonial revival Victorian architecture. Built in 1899 on a 415 acre estate by Alexander Dunsmuir, heir to a Canadian coal and lumber fortune, for his bride Mrs. Josephine Wallace. He died in 1900 and she in 1901. In 1906, her daughter Edna Wallace Hooper, sold it to the I.W. Hellman, Jr. family who used it as a summer residence for over 50 years. Now located on a 49 acre site, it belongs to the City of Oakland and is being restored by Dunsmuir House and Gardens, Inc., a non-profit corporation.
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HM NumberHM1D8L
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1984
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No. 13
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 575455 N 4177762
Decimal Degrees37.74405000, -122.14355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.643', W 122° 8.613'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 38.58" N, 122° 8' 36.78" W
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Area Code(s)510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2950 Peralta Oaks Ct, Oakland CA 94605, US
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