Santa Clara in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Santa Clara Depot
It is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California. The structure was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, February 28, 1985.
Restored in 1986 by South Bay Historical Railroad Society
Placed by the Historical and Landmarks Commission 1987
Erected 1987 by Historical and Landmarks Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is February 28, 1780.
Location. 37° 21.186′ N, 121° 56.191′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Railroad Avenue near El Camino Real (California Highway 82). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Railroad Avenue, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Santa Clara Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Clara Tower (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Santa Clara Interlocking Control Tower (about 400 feet away); Santa Clara Mission (about 500 feet away); Santa Clara Women’s Club Adobe (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission Santa Clara (approx. 0.3 miles away); S.E.S. (approx. half a mile away); Senator Franck House Site (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Depot. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. The National Park Service – Santa Clara Depot. This depot has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 728 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.