New Almaden in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of First Mining Operation in California
Erected by New Almaden Historical Society. Sponsored by the Sabatte family. (Marker Number 3.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 37° 10.45′ N, 121° 49.458′ W. Marker is in New Almaden, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Almaden Way near Almaden Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Site of Reduction Works (here, next to this marker); Hard Rock Miners (a few steps from this marker); Patrick Tillman (a few steps from this marker); Site of First Mining in California (a few steps from this marker); Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Vichy Springs (within Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Almaden.
More about this marker. This marker is located on a short section of road bridging Almaden Road to Bertram Road.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on March 13, 2018, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.