"Adobe house in Dimond Park (adobe bricks from original Antonio Maria Peralta home built in 1821, on Peralta St. in Oakland). Rebuilt as it now stands in 1897 by Dennis Dimond. The adobe house in Dimond Park is of historical interest because of the fact that the adobe bricks were taken from the original Antonio Maria Peralta home built in 1821 on Peralta St., Oakland. The cottage as it now stands was rebuilt in 1897 by Dennis Dimond and used by him for a study. Upon a pedestal beside this aged building stands the first fire bell used in Oakland, presented by the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department." Photograph(A), film(B)and type-written history(C). Adobe House, Dimond Park (Boy Scout House) Adobe bricks from ori. Peralta Home, Oakland. Catalogued 9/23/47.Photo 10"X8". Film 5"X 6 3/4". G.Weininger, 4/2002, from DeWitt Jones, Oakland Parks and Playgrounds, 1935): Dimond Park is located in the canyon of Sausal Creek. The 12 acres were purchased in 1917 for $24,000 from the estate of Hugh Dimond, who had created its little building in 1877 as a study, using adobe bricks from the original Peralta home, the first substantial house in Oakland.
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