Historic Dublin Reflections

Tonight my thoughts turned toward some pictures I took eight years ago in Dublin, California. So, I decided to share a few pictures from the Dublin Heritage Park area.

Old St. Raymond's ChurchThe Old St. Raymond Church building was built in 1859 and is the oldest Catholic church building in Alameda County, California. The building is now part of the Dublin Heritage Center in Dublin, California.

A window in the Old Murray Schoolhouse reflects the church building along with a majestic Eucalyptus tree.

California Poppy - Eschscholzia californica - California State Flower - Dublin Pioneer CemeteryBehind the schoolhouse and church building is the Dublin Pioneer Cemetery. One of the first people buried in the cemetery was Tom Donlon who fell to his death while helping build the church building. Many notable members of the Dublin community were buried in the cemetery. As you walk through the cemetery and read the names on the tombstones, you also find out that many of the streets and schools in the town were named after early Dublin residents.

California Poppy - Eschscholzia californica - The State Flower of CaliforniaOne of the best California Poppy pictures I took was in the cemetery.

Calla Lily, white flower,I also took a picture of this Calla Lily in the cemetery.

Pink liliesLycoris squamigera or more commonly know as resurrection lilies.

I also took pictures of these Lycoris squamigera which are more commonly know as resurrection lilies.

Well, my mind wandered from the original subject of the post tonight.

I hope you enjoy the nice flower pictures.



This entry was posted in California, Culture, Flowers, History, Memories, Nature and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Historic Dublin Reflections

  1. Historic Dublin Reflections

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.