San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
New Almaden Quicksilver Mine
Erected 1939 by California Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 339.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 14.892′ N, 121° 47.328′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Monterey Highway (U.S. 101) half a mile south of Flintwell Way, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95138, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bernal Adobe Site and Bear Tree (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); Frontier Village (approx. 2.2 miles away); Keesling’s Shade Trees (approx. Montgomery Hill (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Goodrich Quarry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rockin’ M Ranch (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
More about this marker. Marker is 12 miles east of the village of New Almaden & the New Almaden Mine.
Additional keywords. Quicksilver Mining, Mercury Mining
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers •
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