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Alviso in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Montagne Boarding House

ca. 1890

 

—City of San Jose Capital of Silicon Valley —

 
LaMontagne Boarding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
1. LaMontagne Boarding House Marker
Inscription. Originally built as a private home, the house was remodeled in 1904 to serve as a boarding house for PG&E employees. It was later purchased by William Clampett and Jane Huxham in the 1920s. During the 1940s, boat restoration work for PG&E was performed in the barn behind the home. Today it is fondly known by town residents as the Big Yellow House.
 
Erected 2003 by City of San Jose.
 
Location. 37° 25.637′ N, 121° 58.612′ W. Marker is in Alviso, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Catherine Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the Southwest corner of the property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1044 Catherine Street, Alviso CA 95002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alviso (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); China Camp (about 700 feet away); Union Warehouse and Docks (about 700 feet away); Bayside Cannery (about 800 feet away); H.G. Wade’s Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Port and Town of Alviso (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover Alviso’s Rich History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Water Everywhere (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Alviso.
 
More about this marker.
LaMontagne Boarding House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
2. LaMontagne Boarding House and Marker
"PG&E", mentioned in marker text, is Pacific Gas & Electric Company, the largest California power supplier.
 
Regarding La Montagne Boarding House. This site is a private residence. Please respect the owners privacy.
 
Also see . . .  The Big Yellow House. (Submitted on November 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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LaMontagne Boarding House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
3. LaMontagne Boarding House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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