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The San Lorenzo History Page by Doris Marciel states:
"Old San Lorenzo was also a wealthy community with its large mansions and ranches. The main town was located at the famous "Four Corners" Telegraph Avenue and Main Street, now called Hesperian Boulevard and Lewelling Boulevard.
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The Lewelling home was next to the Meek estate, Cherryland, which is still standing at Boston and Hampton Rd. at the end of Meek Park.
Pictures of LL King at Lewelling Orchard in San Lorenzo
Doris Marciel - San Lorenzo History articles at:
Lewelling Boulevard in San Lorenzo is named after one of the family members, probably after Elisha a Calif. state assemblyman (some accounts say it is named after John Lewelling.)
Hayward Area Historical Society (HAHS)
"Alameda County Illustrated", 1898,
The Oakland Tribune
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