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

B.O. Curry Building

 
 
B.O. Curry Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 15, 2020
1. B.O. Curry Building Marker
Inscription.  This Califomia Mission Revival-style structure was built by B. O. Curry in 1913 to house his insurance and real estate businesses. Curry came to Califomia in 1874 and made his fortune in gold mines and timber in the Sierra Nevada.

Between 1914 and 1920, the Curry building was home to the Campbell Post Office, then served as the office of the Grower's National Bank. Ithas since housed a fumiture store, an art gallery and a restaurant.

 
Erected by Campbell Rotary Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 17.229′ N, 121° 56.563′ W. Marker is in Campbell, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Campbell Avenue and Railway Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Campbell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 East Campbell Avenue, Campbell CA 95008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Growers National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Downing Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Walnut Trees

B.O. Curry Building and Marker - wide view, looking east on East Campbell Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 15, 2020
2. B.O. Curry Building and Marker - wide view, looking east on East Campbell Avenue
The marker is visible here, mounted to the wall of the building, just below the neon sign.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Agricultural Heritage Plaques (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of J.C. Ainsley Packing Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Campbell (Farley Building) (within shouting distance of this marker); Farley Building (within shouting distance of this marker); South Pacific Coast Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campbell.
 
B.O. Curry Building - looking (north)west along East Campbell Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 15, 2020
3. B.O. Curry Building - looking (north)west along East Campbell Avenue
Marker detail: Inset photo - B.O. Curry Building image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the Campbell Historical Museum
4. Marker detail: Inset photo - B.O. Curry Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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