From the plaque:
Robert Livermore, first settler of Livermore Valley,
was born in England in 1799 - died Rancho Las Positas 1858. Arrived in Monterey
1822. Married Josefa Higuera y Fuentes 1830. Settled on
Rancho Las Positas 1835. "Next
to the mission fathers, he was the first man to engage
himself in the culture of grapes, fruit, and grain." . The Livermore hacienda was a short distance
north of this spot.
Erected by Las Positas Parlor No. 96, Native Sons of the Golden West. Tabled placed by the Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West 1935.