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

Antique Entry Gate

 
 
Antique Entry Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 17, 2020
1. Antique Entry Gate Marker
Inscription.  This antique Entry Gate represents early 1900s ironwork craftsmanship. Once located at the Nick Mardesich Orchard on Old Highway 9, the 2018 installation at this site was sponsored by the Finkenberg family in memory of Marion and John H. Finkenberg, longtime residents of Sunnyvale, and contributors to technology and education in this city.
 
Erected 2018 by Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 37° 21.401′ N, 122° 1.516′ W. Marker is in Sunnyvale, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on East Remington Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 570 East Remington 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. City Hall Bell & City Hall Cornerstone (a few steps from this marker); Prune Steamer Pot / Hendy Manhole Cover (a few steps from this marker); Heritage Park Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Vintage Sundial (within shouting distance of this marker); Yugoslavian Orchardists of Sunnyvale
Antique Entry Gate Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 17, 2020
2. Antique Entry Gate Marker - wide view
(within shouting distance of this marker); Prune Capital of the World (within shouting distance of this marker); Prune Heaven (within shouting distance of this marker); Labor Day Prunes (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunnyvale.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to the gate in front of the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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