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San Leandro Oyster Bed - San Leandro, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 41.721 W 122° 11.597
10S E 571120 N 4172320
Quick Description: The site of a stolen California Historical Landmark Plaque at the San Leandro Marina.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2009 1:43:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM7GGB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 13

Long Description:
The plaque's been stolen and all that's remaining is the bolts that held it in place.

The plaque was supposed to read: "During the 1890s the oyster industry thrived until it became the single most important fishery in the state. Moses Wicks is supposed to have been the first to bring seed oysters around the horn and implant them in the San Leandro beds. The oyster industry in San Francisco Bay was at its height around the turn of the century, it reached a secondary peak by 1911 and then faded away because of polluted conditions of the bay."
Marker Number: 824.00

Marker Name: San Leandro Oyster Beds

County: Alameda

San Leandro Marina

Has Official CA Plaque: Not Listed

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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