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San Mateo in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Higurashi-en

“Garden Worthy of a Days Contemplation”

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 25, 2016
1. Higurashi-en Marker
Inscription. This authentic historic oriental garden and tea house was first developed in the 1880's by Peninsula pioneer Henry Bowie. The property later became part of the Eugene de Sabla estate. Joan and Achille Paladini, current owners have restored the garden and tea house and have had it placed on the "National Register for Historic Places" so that future generations will be able to enjoy this treasure and symbol of friendship between the United States of America and Japan.
 
Erected 1993 by County of San Mateo Historic Resources Advisory Board.
 
Location. 37° 33.875′ N, 122° 19.873′ W. Marker is in San Mateo, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on De Sabla Road near Belford Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 De Sabla Road, San Mateo CA 94402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission Hospice (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Camp Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Business Structure (approx. ¼ mile away); Morse’s Corners (approx. half a mile away); Central Park Veterans Memorial
Higurashi-en Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 25, 2016
2. Higurashi-en Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Central Park Veterans Memorial – World War I (approx. half a mile away); Central Park Veterans Memorial - Screaming Eagles Grove (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Central Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Mateo.
 
Additional keywords. Japanese garden
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Higurashi-en Garden image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 25, 2016
3. Higurashi-en Garden
Higurashi-en Garden image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 25, 2016
4. Higurashi-en Garden
Higurashi-en Garden image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 25, 2016
5. Higurashi-en Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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