Don Guillermo Castro, Hayward, CA, Rancho San Lorenzo, The Hayward Area Historical Society Musuem Of History And Culture

The Hayward Area Historical Society Musuem Of History And Culture

The Hayward Area Historical Society Musuem of History and Culture exhibits the history of the San Lorenzo Valley.

In 1841 and in 1843 the Governor of Alta California granted the Mexican soldier and rancher Don Guillermo Castro 26,722 acres of land, which became known as “Rancho San Lorenzo”.

In the 1920’s Don Guillermo Castro’s Adobe was unearthed by archeologists.

The “Rancho San Lorenzo” plaque outside of Hayward City Hall.

The musuem has information on various other pioneers in the Castro Valley Area, in addition to an art gallery at the end of the exhibits.

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