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

Casa Grande

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
1. Casa Grande Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1854 of adobe, brick and wood. Residence of mine's manager until 1925. Most gracious and stately California mansion of the early days. Scene of important social & political events, planned by Henry W. Halleck & built by J. Young & F. Meyer. Halleck was General-in-Chief, Union Armies in the Civil War.
 
Erected by New Almaden Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 10.722′ N, 121° 49.187′ W. Marker is in San Jose (New Almaden), California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Almaden Road near Bertram Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21350 Almaden Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Randol Family Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Young House (about 400
Casa Grande and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
2. Casa Grande and Marker
feet away); Huttner House (about 500 feet away); Hacienda Cemetery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Hacienda Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Robert Scott House (about 600 feet away); The Hauck House (about 600 feet away).
 
Casa Grande image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
3. Casa Grande
Casa Grande image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
4. Casa Grande
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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