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Photograph detail from Remnants of Rincon Hill Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: March 20, 2014
Caption: Photograph detail from Remnants of Rincon Hill Marker
Additional Description: Photograph: Top row, center right

In 1879, William Babcock and his wife enjoy their garden from the porch of their comfortable home at #11 Essex, built in 1854. Lavish planting gave the illusion of a country estate, although First Street iron foundries were but a block away.
Submitted: March 31, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p269701
File Size: 3.246 Megabytes


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