Neptune Beach - Alameda, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 46.158 W 122° 16.678
10S E 563590 N 4180464
Quick Description: A former amusement park in California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/17/2013 11:11:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMJH19
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
"Neptune Beach was an amusement park on the shore of San Francisco Bay in the city of Alameda, California. The park was served by the Southern Pacific Transportation Company and ferries from San Francisco. It operated from 1917 until it closed in 1939.

Opened in 1917, Neptune Beach occupied a beach front zone now known as Crab Cove and was originally owned by the Strehlow family. Admission to the park was a dime. The park was described as a place for private picnics, with a clubhouse for dancing, and barbecue pits. The Cottage Baths were vacation cottages, available for rent. There were dances on Friday and Saturday night." (visit link)
Date Park Opened: 1/1/1917

Date Park Closed: 1/1/1939

Current Use or Function:
beach and park

Is the park still there?: No

If not, what is in its place now?:

Address: Not listed

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