San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Everis Anson Hayes and Jay Orley Hayes were two of San Jose’s most influential and illustrious citizens. E.A. Hayes served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1904 to 1918. J.O. Hayes was founder and president of the California Prune and Apricot Growers Association, which later became known as Sunsweet Growers. Together the two brothers owned and published the San Jose Mercury and the San Jose Herald Newspapers.
The Edenvale Estate was a center of social and political activity for the Santa Clara Valley and was visited by many distinguished public figures.
The Hayes Mansion was designed by architect George Page and completed in 1905. Renovation and remodeling was completed in 1994 by the public/private partnership of the City of San Jose and the Renaissance Conference Company.
Location. 37° 15.754′ N, 121° 49.245′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Edenvale Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose CA 95136, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hayes Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frontier Village (approx. ¼ mile away); Keesling’s Shade Trees (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (approx. 2 miles away); The Bernal Adobe Site and Bear Tree (approx. 2.9 miles away); George Donner, Jr. (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dr. John Towsend (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jean Jacques Vioget (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
Also see . . . Eden Vale. This Hayes family home was built in 1905. Mary Hayes Chynoweth never lived in it because she died just before it was finished. She was 79. Her sons, Jay Orley and Everis Anson lived in it with their families." (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. 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.