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

Saint Anthony Catholic Church

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 17, 2018
1. Saint Anthony Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1899, Mrs. Guadalupe Madero was concerned over the safety of her son, Antonio, away at the Spanish-American War. As a favor upon his safe return, she helped direct community funds & labor to construct Saint Anthony Church.
 
Erected by New Almaden Historical Society. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 37° 10.41′ N, 121° 49.446′ W. Marker is in New Almaden, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Bertram Road near Almaden Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31342 Bertram 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. Vichy Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); Helping Hand Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Reduction Works (within shouting
Saint Anthony Catholic Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 17, 2018
2. Saint Anthony Catholic Church and Marker
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distance of this marker); Site of First Mining Operation in California (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Mining in California (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Almaden.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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