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

Johnson House

1159 Main Street

 

—Point of Historical Interest —

 
Johnson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Johnson House Marker
Inscription. Believed built 1850s of precut lumber from Maine shipped around the Horn. I.B. Johnson was squatter on entire block 1849. Town board gave him title in 1852 for fifteen dollars.
 
Erected 1972 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 37° 21.055′ N, 121° 56.788′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Main Street south of Fremont Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1159 Main Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kersell/Lorente House (a few steps from this marker); Hichborn House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Saxe Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell – Robinson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator Franck House Site (about 400 feet away); Robert Menzel House (about 400 feet away); Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence (about 400 feet away); Morse Mansion (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Johnson House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Johnson House and Marker
The Johnson House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Johnson House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 9 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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