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California Nursery Historical Park
36550 Niles Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536
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Hours
Everyday
8:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk                

Overview              
The 20.1 acre property is the remnant of the California Nursery Company, a once a grand nursery operation that brought notable presence to the East Bay and was significantly associated with the evolution of the nursery industry on a statewide level. The California Nursery Company's history dates back to Jose de Jesus Vallejo (1797-1882) who served as the administrator of the old Mission San Jose and military commander of San Jose.  Other notable owners were Jonas Clark (1862), John Rock (1865), Williams Landers (1899) and the George C. Roeding family (1917-1968).           
                  
          

Located within the California Nursery Historical Park is the Vallejo Adobe.    Vallejo Adobe
36500 Niles Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536
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Overview
The Vallejo Adobe was built in 1842 and it is located in the heart of the California Nursery Historical Park in Niles.  The Adobe is available for rent April through September and the maximum capacity for the Adobe and surrounding lawn area is 100 people. The Vallejo Adobe is an indoor and outdoor use facility. and is ADA accessible.  The adjacent restrooms are not available for public use, except during special events.

Rental Information for the Vallejo Adobe
Historical Park Use Application
Historical Park Rules & Guidelines
Historical Park Fee & Rental Information
Credit Card Authorization Form
      
     
           
Shinn Historic Park and Arboretum
1251 Peralta Blvd.                                                                                  Shinn House
Fremont, CA 94536
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Hours
Everyday
8:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk

Overview
Available April through September, the maximum capacity for the facility is 200 people. Shinn is an outdoor facility only.  Restrooms are only opened during private rentals and are not available for public use.

The Mission Peak Heritage Foundation will open the Shinn House for group tours or in conjunction with a reservation.  The facility is ADA accessible. For more information on tours of the Shinn House, please contact Joan Serafino at (510) 795-0891.

Rental Information for Shinn Historical Park
Historical Park Use Application
Historical Park Rules & Guidelines

Historical Park Fee & Rental Information
Credit Card Authorization Form


To check availability of Shinn Historical Park or the Vallejo Adobe, call (510) 790-5541 or
email.

Higuera Adobe
47300 Rancho Higuera Rd.
Fremont, CA 94539
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Hours
Everyday
8:00 am - 30 minutes before dusk

Overview
The Higuera Adobe is located at the foot of Mission Peak in the Warm Springs area of Fremont, and is the last of seven adobes built in 1840 on Fulgencio Higuera's ranch. The structure consists of a large main room and two small bedrooms with dirt floors, and a stable. The adobe has been restored and furnished with handcrafted redwood furniture. Available for visits to view the exterior. 

Information panels at the Higuera Adobe

The Higuera Adobe is not available to rent.                        
Higuera Adobe