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Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lathrop House

 
 
Lathrop House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By I.G.V.Atajar, November 9, 2009
1. Lathrop House Marker
Inscription.  
A classic example of early "Steamboat Gothic" architecture erected in 1863 as the residence of San Mateo County's first Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, Benjamin G. Lathrop. Later the residence of General Patrick Edward Connor and Sheriff Joel Mansfield.
 
Erected 1962 by Bonita Parlor No.10, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 37° 29.239′ N, 122° 13.803′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Hamilton Street, Redwood City CA 94063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Square (a few steps from this marker); Lathrop-Connor-Mansfield House (a few steps from this marker); "Old" San Mateo County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker
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also named California Square (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old San Mateo County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Sequoia/Fox Theatre (about 400 feet away); Fox Theater (about 400 feet away); Former Site of Sequoia High School (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redwood City.
 
Regarding Lathrop House. The Lathrop House is open for tours the first four Wednesdays and third Saturdays of every month, except August.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lathrop House (Redwood City, California). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. County’s Historic Lathrop House Makes Big Move. County of San Mateo entry:
"Beginning May 8, 2019, crews will start inching the 1860s-era Lathrop House in the center of Redwood City’s downtown area toward its new home just across the street outside the historic courthouse currently housing the San Mateo County History Museum. The two-story, 10-room house, which is being moved to make room for the construction of a new County office building, has been relocated twice before in its history." (Submitted on February 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Lathrop House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By I.G.V.Atajar, November 9, 2009
2. Lathrop House Marker
This Property Has Been
Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Built 1863
 
 
Both markers together image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 17, 2022
3. Both markers together
The markers are to the right of the front door image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 17, 2022
4. The markers are to the right of the front door
Lathrop House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By I.G.V.Atajar, November 9, 2009
5. Lathrop House
The new location at the southeast corner of Hamilton and Marshall Streets image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 17, 2022
6. The new location at the southeast corner of Hamilton and Marshall Streets
The dome and part of the old courthouse are visible behind the house
Lathrop House crosses the street: Historic structure moved to make room for new office building image. Click for full size.
via Daily Journal, May 2019
7. Lathrop House crosses the street: Historic structure moved to make room for new office building
Workers prepare the new foundation for the Lathrop House, visible across the street
Lathrop House Marker image. Click for full size.
via Climate Online Redwood City, may 2019
8. Lathrop House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,295 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California.   3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.   5. submitted on December 14, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California.   6. submitted on July 20, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.   7, 8. submitted on February 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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