The Heritage House
Fairgrounds Road, Pleasanton    
Frits Fynaut
Additional Info: Fairgrounds, Racetrack

THE HERITAGE HOUSE

THE HERITAGE HOUSE HAS BEEN THE CENTER OF HISTORICAL HORSE RACING
ACTIVITIES IN THE LIVERMORE - AMADOR VALLEY FOR OVER 90 YEARS. BUILT AROUND
1900, IT IS THE SOLE REMAINING STRUCTURE FROM THE DAYS OF THE PRIVATELY OWNED
RACING BUSINESS THAT HAS BEEN IMPORTANT TO THE ECONOMY OF THIS AREA SINCE
THE MID-1800'S. THE ADJOINING TRACK IS THE OLDEST ONE STILL IN OPERATION IN THE
UNITED STATES. RODNEY G. MACKENZIE ENTERTAINED MANY CANADIAN AND AMERICA
HARNESS RACERS WHO WINTERED THEIR HORSES HERE. MCKEENZIE HELPED FORM THE
ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION AND THE FIRST ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR IN 1912.

DEDICATED APRIL 3, 1993
ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION
ALAMEDA COUNTY PARKS, REC., & HISTORICAL COMMISSION
JOAQUIN MURRIETA CHAPTER 13
E CLAMPUS VITUS