Marsh land - copy from U.S. Coast Survey
Gift of Mr. William G. Boardman

This map of the waterfront areas of Oakland, Brooklyn, and Alameda, shows the southern boundary of the City of Oakland to be contiguous to the north west coast of Alameda; that boundary was established by statute in 1852. A blue line cutting through the north west part of Alameda (including all the extant marsh land) is the "Boundary of the City of Oakland as claimed by the Corporate authorities of the City by the statute of 1862." Thus, it appears that the City of Oakland made an effort to annex a major portion of Alameda. Hibbard's landing is sited approximately where the Encinal Yacht Club is currently located in Alameda.

Used: William F. Boardman

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