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

John Adams Squire House

 
 
State Historic Landmark 857 image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, November 1, 2006
1. State Historic Landmark 857
Inscription. Designed by T. Paterson Ross and constructed by builder George W. Mosher in 1904, this house is a notable example of California's interpretation of the Greco-Roman Classic Revival movement in America.
 
Erected 1973 by State Department of Parks & Recreation, Palo Alto Historical Asscoiation, City of Palo Alto. (Marker Number 857.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 37° 27.198′ N, 122° 9.249′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue and Seneca Street, on the right when traveling east on University Avenue. Click for map. Landmark Plaque is located outside property fence 100 feet from intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 University Avenue, Palo Alto CA 94301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of “Silicon Valley” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Electronics Research Laboratory (approx. 0.8 miles away); History of Tower Well (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Hostess House War and Veterans Memorial
John Adams Squire House image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, November 1, 2006
2. John Adams Squire House
The area where this home is located was known as "Professorville" as many of the teachers and staff from nearby Stanford University owned homes and lived in this neighborhood. While the home is listed as a state historic landmark, today it is used as a private residence and not open for tours. Please do not disturb the owners.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Hostess House (approx. 0.9 miles away); San Francisquito Creek Watershed (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named San Francisquito Creek Watershed (approx. one mile away); El Palo Alto (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Palo Alto.
 
Additional keywords. John Adams Squire
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
 
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