project of the City of Fremont and Math Science Nucleus
California Nursery Historical Park will be open
on Sundays from 1-4 pm to the public starting November 6th. Visitors should
go to the
California Nursery Office Museum to be greated by a
Current exhibits include California Nursery's role in the Panama Pacific
International Exposition (1915); Golden
Gate International Exposition (GGIE) (1939 and
1940); the people that made the
California Nursery grow into the largest nursery
along the West Coast in the 1940's; and some of the
early agricultural equipment used
in the fields to produce the finest trees that were
exported around the world.
Nursery Office Museum and Vallejo Adobe:
Guided Tour of
Sunday at 2:00pm there will be a
guided tour throughout the area (1-1.5 hours;
some uneven terrain, wear comfortable shoes).
Suggested donation of $3-5 per person (all
funds go into the park)
will be decorated in holiday houses (right).
Tour Information: Meet at the Dutch
Windmill. Learn about extravagant historic bulb
shows, explore the historic rose garden and see some
of the cultivars that made the cut. We will even
discover a living fossil, the Dawn Redwood. Walk about on a guided
tour through this 22 acre park through a unique Boxed-Tree
Forest, an Experimental Orchard, and the Avenue of
Palms. Tour the Vallejo Adobe, the California
Nursery Office, and the newly open Packing Shed. You
will learn about
Jose de Jesus Vallejo, Jonas Clark, John Rock,
William Landers, Luther Burbank, Johannes and
Federick Reimers, and the famous Roeding Family
who influenced the history of agriculture in this
The importance of this site spans from the Ohlone, Mission
and Rancho Era, to the transformation
of the State of California as an agricultural giant.
Learn how Niles agriculture had a strong tie to San
Francisco and Fresno.
View a video produced by June
Wallace showing the history
of the Park and some of its major achievements in
its over 150 years of existence.
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