Site of College of California

California State Historic Landmark 45

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#045 Site of College of California
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.

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Nothing remains of this site.


NE corner of 13th and Franklin Sts, Oakland.

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