History of Alameda

A collection of articles on Alameda History by Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos

 

Alameda Chamber of Commerce postcard of Neptune Beach
HMBD.org  George Gregg Briggs once owned land in Alameda. His namesake avenue marks the spot.

What’s in Those Names? Britt Court, Briggs Avenue

Aug 18,2021

George Gregg Briggs once owned land in Alameda. His namesake avenue marks the spot.

Dennis Evanosky

Alameda’s street names often hold secrets unknown even to many who live on them. Here are two examples, one on Bay Farm, the other on the East End.

Britt Court

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Stroll along the Estuary

Stroll along the Estuary

Aug 18,2021

On Saturday, Aug. 28, Dennis Evanosky will lead a history walking tour along the Oakland Estuary. Meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fernside Boulevard and Versailles Avenue. We’ll walk across the Fruitvale Bridge, along Oakland’s Alameda Avenue to High Street and back to the start.

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City to Pay Shuumi Land Tax

Aug 11,2021

Sun Staff Reports

Alameda became the first city in the country to commit to paying Shummi, a voluntary tax that recognizes the legacy of colonization while supporting the return of land to Indigenous people.

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