Livermore Memorial Monument

California State Historic Landmark 241

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#241 Robert Livermore
First Settler of Livermore Valley

Born in England 1799 - died Rancho Las Positas 1858. Arrived in Monterey 1822. Married Josefa Higuera y Fuentes 1830. Settled on Rancho Las Positas 1835. Next to the mission Fathers, he was the first man to engage himself in the culture of grapes, fruit and grain.
The Livermore Hacienda was a short distance north of this spot.

Site Photo:

Nothing remains of this site.


Portola Park, Portola Ave and N Livermore Ave, Livermore.

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