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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alum Rock Log Cabin

 
 
Alum Rock Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 14, 2013
1. Alum Rock Log Cabin Marker
Inscription. The log cabin was built 1914-1916 as a memorial to the pioneers and was donated to the City of San Jose on September 24, 1916. The cabin is constructed of redwood logs from the Santa Cruz Mountains. This log cabin provides an example of the physical surroundings in which past generations lived and worked.
 
Erected 1982 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Vendome Parlor No. 100.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 23.77′ N, 121° 48.263′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Alum Rock Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is located at the Log Cabin picnic area, to the west of the Alum Rock Park Visitors Center on the Creek Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15270 Alum Rock Road, San Jose CA 95132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Natatorium (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Alum Rock Park (about 800 feet away); Welcome to Alum Rock Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mineral Springs Grotto
Alum Rock Log Cabin and Markers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 14, 2013
2. Alum Rock Log Cabin and Markers
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Flood of 1911 and Broad Gauge Rails (approx. half a mile away); Steam Dummies & 25 Cents! (approx. 1.1 miles away); Electrification (approx. 1.2 miles away); San Jose High School (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
San Jose Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 14, 2013
3. San Jose Historic Landmark Plaque
Alum Rock Log Cabin
Completed in 1916
San Jose Historic Landmark No. 22
Log Cabin Picnic Area image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 14, 2013
4. Log Cabin Picnic Area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 4 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.
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