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

Charles Clifton Spalding House

 
 
Charles Clifton Spalding House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 17, 2020
1. Charles Clifton Spalding House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1926, this was the Spalding family home until the early 1940's. An eminent financier, horticulturist and legislator, Charles Spalding promoted the early development of Sunnyvale's industry, schools and commerce. He organized the Bank of Sunnyvale in 1902 contributing significantly to the development of the Murphy Avenue Business District. The house was moved to its present location from 135 No. Sunnyvale Avenue in 1989.
 
Erected 1991 by Sunnyvale Heritage Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 20.939′ N, 122° 0.738′ W. Marker is in Sunnyvale, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Ramon Drive north of Elizabeth Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1385 Ramon Drive, Sunnyvale CA 94087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prune Capital of the World (approx. 0.9 miles away); Labor Day Prunes (approx. 0.9 miles away); Prune Heaven (approx. 0.9 miles away); Yugoslavian Orchardists of Sunnyvale
Charles Clifton Spalding House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 17, 2020
2. Charles Clifton Spalding House and Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Heritage Park Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vintage Sundial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Antique Entry Gate (approx. 0.9 miles away); City Hall Bell & City Hall Cornerstone (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunnyvale.
 
Also see . . .  Local Landmarks (City of Sunnyvale). "Built in the early 1920's by C.C. Spalding, the mansion served as his family residence. Spalding was the first treasurer of the City of Sunnyvale and is best remembered for his contributions to the development of Murphy Avenue. He organized and established the Bank of Sunnyvale in 1906 and later became a State Legislator." (Submitted on August 18, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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