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Livermore History - Independence Hall (Old City Hall)

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Previous Page   McLeod Building: Where the Bank of Italy building is now.
Sweeney Opera House: Was on the SW corner of 1st and McLeod
Independence Hall: On the SE corner of 1st and McLeod
Independence Hall, page 2
Masonic Hall:  SW corner of 1st & Livermore.
Schenone Building:  South side of 1st near Livermore.
Others:  McVicar's Hall, Forrster's Hall
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Independence Hall (the Old City Hall and Fire Station)
SE corner of 1st St and McLeod

City Hall and the fire station, probably in the 1950s.

Fire Chief Al Binne & Mayor Louis Gardella

Fire Trucks in front of the fire station


Independence Hall today.  A similar, but different street light is present.  It is now metal instead of concrete.  The building is now used for various shops.  The jail can be seen on the far right.

The old jail, on McLeod Street.  Independence hall can be seen on the left edge.  The windows still have the bars on them.




Words on the larger plaque:

Livermore Town Hall
Jail, and Fire House

Built 1875 this building was first a
Hotel, then the Livermore Valley Bank.
It was the Livermore Town Hall from
1905 to 1957.  The jail was in the rear,
and to the left the Fire House.  It was
here a light bulb was lit and continues
to burn to this day.

Dedicated by
Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13
E Clampus Vitus
October 5, 1985

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