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

Bulmore House

1854

 

—(Cottage No. 12) —

 
Bulmore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
1. Bulmore House Marker
Inscription. Only complete four room, oven-dried brick house in New Almaden.
Appointed Cashier, Hacienda Forman and Secretary of the Miners Fund by the Manager Mr. Randol, Robert R. Bulmore moved into this cottage in September, 1878.
Mr. Bulmore’s avocation was photography, which he shared with the resident physician. Many existing photographs of the latter part of the 19th century in New Almaden are the work of these two men.
When Mr. Randol retired, Mr. Bulmore was appointed General Agent and sole Pacific Coast representative of the company. He then moved into the Casa Grande.
 
Erected 1982 by Douglas and Constance Perham and Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 10.59′ N, 121° 49.318′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Almaden Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21560 Almaden Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carson House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hauck House (about 400 feet away,
Bulmore House NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
2. Bulmore House NRHP Plaque
measured in a direct line); Robert Scott House (about 500 feet away); Huttner House (about 600 feet away); John Young House (about 600 feet away); The Randol Family Home (about 700 feet away); New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Also see . . .  A Biographical History of New Almaden. A history of the mining operations of New Almaden. (Submitted on April 1, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Bulmore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
3. Bulmore House Marker
Bulmore House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
4. Bulmore House
Marker is located off photo to the right.
Bulmore House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
5. Bulmore House
New Almaden Adobe - Bulmore House image. Click for full size.
By Robert Kerrigan, May 11, 1936
6. New Almaden Adobe - Bulmore House
HABS CA-1623 - Library of Congress
Bulmore House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2011
7. Bulmore House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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