California Historical Landmarks in Alameda County
California Historical Landmark 241
Livermore Memorial Monument
Portolá Avenue and North Livermore Avenue In Portolá Park
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.
Erected by the Las Positas Parlor No. 96, Native Sons of the Golden West.
Tablet placed by the Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West.