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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jim Jack’s Cabin

 
 
Jim Jack’s Cabin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
1. Jim Jack’s Cabin Marker
Inscription. Jim Jack was known as China Jim, the Mustard King. In the 1880’s he gathered mustard seed from the grain fields in the San Juan Valley. Jim Jack, “the big-hearted Chinaman” had that rarest of gifts, the gift of giving.
 
Erected 1973 by Monterey Viejo Chapter No. 1846, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.843′ N, 121° 32.441′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street near Monterey Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Jim Jack's Cabin is located behind the San Juan Bautista Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 3rd Street, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marentis House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fremont Peak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. ¼ mile away); Campo Santo (approx. ¼ mile away); Patrick and Margaret Breen
Jim Jack’s Cabin and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
2. Jim Jack’s Cabin and Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans (approx. ¼ mile away); Settler's Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansNotable Persons
 
Jim Jack’s Cabin Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
3. Jim Jack’s Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 297 times since then. 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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