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Jamison-Brown House

 
 
Jamison-Brown House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
1. Jamison-Brown House Marker
Inscription. The Jamison-Brown House is significant due to its architectural and historical associations with two well known Santa Clara families. The architecture is important since it shows the changes in a building that was originally constructed in the 1860s and remodeled in the 1930s. The structure was built by Samuel Jamison in 1866. In 1914 Jamison sold this farmhouse along with his 14 acres to his neighbor Alfred Brown. Brown remodeled the residence extensively in the 1930s. The veranda was taken from the Judge Bond House which was demolished for the Carmelite Monastery.

The Bond brothers befriended Jack London, who later based the Call of the Wild on Louis Bondís dog Jack (Buck) and used New Park, Judge Bondís home in Santa Clara, as the setting for the beginning of the novel. In the 1970s the residence was move to its present site.
 
Erected by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 37° 21.428′ N, 121° 57.3′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Don Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at Rotary Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1507 Don Avenue, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
The Jamison-Brown House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
2. The Jamison-Brown House
are within walking distance of this marker. Headen-Inman House (within shouting distance of this marker); Austen D. Warburton (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Clare (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armistice Oak Tree Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Santa Clara (approx. 0.3 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morgan House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Jamison-Brown House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
3. Jamison-Brown House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 10 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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