The Abbey photo CC SA-NC-BY Our Oakland

Once the home of poet Joaquin Miller (1837–1913), “The Abbey” is located at 3300 Joaquin Miller Road in Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland Hills. The small house is a three-part frame building, with gable roof on two of the rooms, in a gothic revival style.

Purchased by the City of Oakland in 1919, The Abbey was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962; became California Historical Landmark #107 on ___; was listed on the National Register of Historic Places #66000204 on October 15, 1966; and on January 7, 1975 the home was designated an Oakland Landmark, under Zoning Case #LM 74-335.



Joaquin Miller in front of his home The Abbey 1Cheney Photo Advertisting 3

Links and References

  1. Alameda County Historical Society | Joaquin Miller Abbey
  2. National Register of Historic Places in Alameda County NoeHill Travels in the American West: California
  3. Views of Oakland, California, ca. 1930-1939 BANC PIC 1905.02139a-.02163--PIC collection, UC Berkeley Bancroft Library