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Kersell/Lorente House

1141 Main Street

 

—Point of Historical Interest —

 
Kersell/Lorente House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Kersell/Lorente House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1892-93 by Isabella and James Kersell, who was originally in the plumbing and tinning business and later a manager for C.C. Morse and Company. Owners between 1900 and 1942 included Anne. B. Smith, Hilda Beattie and William and Mathilda Nace. In 1942, the property was purchased by Thomas and Dade Lorente.

A classic Queen Anne Victorian, the house features an irregular plan, front by, gable roofed porch with turned columns and fish scale shingles on the upper gables.
 
Erected 1984 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 37° 21.048′ N, 121° 56.782′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Main Street south of Fremont Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1141 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. Johnson House (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Saxe Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hichborn House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Russell – Robinson House (about 300 feet
Kersell/Lorente House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Kersell/Lorente House Marker
Marker is visible embedded in the concrete next to the sidewalk.
away); 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
 
The Kersell/Lorente House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Kersell/Lorente House
 
 
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