History

Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Joseph Knowland commissioned the building of the Honeymoon Cottage as a wedding gift to his daughter and son-in-law.

Tour Homes this Sunday

Sep 17,2019

The Alameda Museum and the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) present their annual Legacy Home tour this on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

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File photo  A B-25 bomber takes off from the USS Hornet’s flight deck at the beginning of the 1942 Doolittle Raid.

Doolittle Raid Anniversary to Feature Flyover

Mar 28,2017

Alameda Naval Air Museum’s (ANAM) motto — “Come see history in your own backyard” — will have special meaning this Saturday, April 1. The museum invites everyone young and old to visit Alameda Point, where they can look to the skies around 11:45 a.m.

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Robin Seeley photos.  Farrah Morin, Safia Pigott and Abby Hayton sit on the steps of Post Street’s Gold Rush cottage. Others who participated in the Culinary Academy event but not pictured are Daniel, Evan and Vivian Pell.

Panning for Gold in My Kitchen

Jan 27,2016

At 1223 Post St. in Alameda’s East End, a humble Gold Rush-era cottage still stands. It once housed a Norwegian immigrant named Christopher Christensen and his family.

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Firefighters were able to  stop the flames from jumping Park Street except  at Webb. Flames spared the rest of the west side  of Park, but badly damaged the east side.

The Great Park Street Fire

Dec 01,2021

Smoke still pours from a fire neighborhood east of Park that destroyed much of the Street along Santa Clara and Webb avenues on Jan. 7, 1920. This is a detail of a panorama taken from Webb by an Oakland Tribune photographer.

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A close look at this painting  reveals the fence that now  defines the entrance to Lincoln  Park. The home pictured here  was once the residence of R. R.  Thompson, who supplied the city  with its drinking water. Thompson  Avenue bears his name. Read more  about Thompson and the fate of this  palatial mansion .

Steamboat Captain once Called Alameda Home

Nov 24,2021

A close look at this painting reveals the fence that now defines the entrance to Lincoln Park. The home pictured here was once the residence of R. R. Thompson, who supplied the city with its drinking water. Thompson Avenue bears his name.

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