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Archives and History Program

The Park District’s Legacy

The East Bay Regional Park District of today is the result of decades of hard work by innumerable citizen activists, elected district directors, general managers, district employees, environmental organizations, public officials, volunteers, and taxpayers who have collaborated to ensure that residents in this region will have access to a system of magnificent regional parklands. View our Agency’s Legacy Story Map.

Read the Stories of Park District History and Heritage

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Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Cultural Resources

The lands managed by the East Bay Regional Park District have a rich history and diverse cultural background. Cultural resources include archaeological, historical, and scientifically valuable sites, areas, and objects.

The District has a responsibility to preserve the legacy and the history of the peoples who occupied this land before the District was established and park properties acquired, as well as to preserve the history of the District itself. 

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