Eden Landing, California

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Eden Landing (also, Mount Eden Landing, Edendale, Barrons Landing, Barron's Landing, and Peterman's Landing) is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. [1] Eden Landing was located west-southwest of Mount Eden. [1] Its site is now located within the corporate limits of Hayward. [1] Eden Landing was established in 1854 by farmers who were dissatisfied with the freight charges at Allen's Landing, which was a quarter of a mile (400 m) west. [1] The place was bought by Richard Barron in 1855, and renamed Barrons Landing. [1] Henry Louis Petermann and Mary F. Petermann operated their salt works here. [1] Stokes Landing was located east of Eden Landing on Alameda Creek. [1]

A post office operated at Edendale from 1873 to 1875. [1] Coordinates were obtained from USGS GNIS [2] for Barron's Landing.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 668. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.
  2. USGS GNIS

Coordinates: 37°38′40.76″N122°9′21.87″W / 37.6446556°N 122.1560750°W / 37.6446556; -122.1560750