LANDSCAPE OF STORIES
Paisaje de Historias Maûnh Ñaát Traøng Ñaày Caùc Caâu Chuyeä
People have gathered at this place throughout history.
They have brought different ways of life and ways of seeing the world.
A través de la historia, este lugar ha sido punto de reunión de personas que han aportado diferentes maneras de ver la vida y el mundo.
Indian of California by Louis Choris (Oakland Museum of California
Con ngöôøi ñaõ taäp hôïp ôû nôi ñaây trong suoát quaù trình lòch söû. Hoï mang ñeán nhöõng phong caùch soáng vaø quan ñieåm khaùc nhau.
Over time, they have transformed grasslands
and woodlands into ranches, farms, and today, into a neighborhood of Oakland.
Con el transcurso del tiempo, praderas y bosques se fueron transformando en ranchos y granjas hasta llegar al vecindario actual.
Daàn daàn, hoï ñaõ bieán nhöõng ñoàng coû vaø caùnh röøng thaønh trang traïi, noâng traïi, vaø cuoái cuøng laø thaønh khu daân cö ngaøy nay.
Rancho San Antonio
Illustration from William Heath Davis,
Seventy-Five Years in California
All of what is now the Fruitvale district of Oakland was once a
small piece of a vast estate called Rancho San Antonio—44,700
acres of East Bay land granted to Luís María Peralta in 1820 by
Yale Collection of Western Americana
Guests arriving for a Peralta wedding in the 1840s. the Spanish governor. Today, seven cities stand on the rancho’s
former territory, from El Cerrito to San Leandro, from the tops of
the hills to the shores of the bay.
The six acres that now form Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Antonio Peralta, his second wife María Dolores Archuleta and
became the headquarters of the rancho. Here, the family of other relatives and friends relax in the late 1850s on the porch of
one of the adobe houses that stood where the park is today.
Antonio María Peralta and María Antonia Galindo farmed and
raised cattle with Native American workers when California was
part of Mexico.
View of the City of Oakland, 1854, by Frank Soulé The rancho still existed for many decades after the US takeover
of California in 1848.
Amador-Livermore Historical Society
The flow of cultures to the East Bay ﬁrst began more than
12,000 years ago, as American Indian peoples arrived in waves
Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park to the edge of the continent. Long before Columbus, this land
Phone and fax: 510-532-9142
Box 7172, Oakland 94601 had become home to the Ohlone.
José Guzmán was the companion
Web site: www.peraltahacienda.org of María de los Ángeles Colós, the
only Native American known to have
This flow has continued over the past two hundred years, as lived on the Peralta rancho whose
full name has survived. Their work
in the 1920s preserved Chochenyo,
people from all over the world and the United States have the Ohlone language of the Oakland
invaded, conquered, settled and mingled. They have created
City of Oakland the seven modern cities we know today on the land of the old
Office of Parks & Recreation
250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3330 rancho, over Ohlone land. SPAIN, 1769–1821
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-PARK(7275)
Web Site: www.oaklandnet.com/parks
The history of the Peralta rancho is part of
Rancho San Antonio:
State Historical Landmark No. 246
a longer story that is still being lived.
You are part of that story.
Antonio Peralta House:
National Register of Historical Places, No. 77000285
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park:
State Historical Landmark No. 925 and National Park Service Anza Trail
Los folletos traducidos al español sobre todos los señalamientos se encuentran en Peralta House. Flags of three nations that have
flown over Rancho San Antonio.
Coù caùc taäp saùch dòch sang tieáng Vieät cho taát caû caùc baûng hieäu taïi Peralta House.
Every human bei n g make s history
Cada ser humano hace historia. Moã i con ngöôø i ñeà u taï o neâ n lòch söû .