Palo Alto in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of Juana Briones de Miranda Home on Rancho La Purisima Concepcion
Erected 2007 by California State Parks in cooperation with Juana Briones Heritage Foundation and the City of Palo Alto. (Marker Number 524.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 23.535′ N, 122° 8.373′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Adobe Road and Old Trace Lane on Old Adobe Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4173 Old Adobe Road, Palo Alto CA 94306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juana Briones. This is her park. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Juana Briones Park Mayfield Fire Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); 398 and 388 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 316 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 395/397 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 306 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); Los Altos Elementary School (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palo Alto.
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1. Juana Briones Heritage. If this house could talk, it would tell stories about a Latina businesswoman, humanitarian, and landowner named Juana Briones who built a rare earthen-walled house in the 1840s in what later became Palo Alto. (Submitted on March 31, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Juana Briones House. The adobe house was taken down in 2011. Photos are offered here on the "Palo Alto Heritage" website. (Submitted on April 1, 2012.)
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