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

Hori Midwife House

 
 
Hori Midwife House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 2, 2012
1. Hori Midwife House Marker
Inscription. My grandmother kept her patients in the house for five days. My mother cooked the meals and grandmother would serve them. My mother was a very good cook. My dad taught her how; hed learned to cook while working as a houseboy to put himself through dental school.

Doris Otagaki, Granddaughter to Mito Hori
 
Location. 37° 20.914′ N, 121° 53.628′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on 5th Street south of Jackson Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is a memorial bench placed in front of the house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 580 5th Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wesley United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Japantowns (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Kuwabara Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Dobashi Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Nihonmachi (within shouting distance of this marker); Japantown Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Takalkni Printing (within shouting distance of this marker); Kawakami Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
More about this marker.
Hori Midwife House Marker and Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 2, 2012
2. Hori Midwife House Marker and Memorial Bench
The Hori Midwife House is in the background.
This marker is located in San Jose's Japantown.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansScience & Medicine
 
Detail from the Hori Midwife House Marker image. Click for full size.
3. Detail from the Hori Midwife House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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