Alviso in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
H.G. Wade’s Warehouse
— City of San Jose Capital of Silicon Valley —
Harry George Wade’s Warehouse was originally used to store hay and grain bound for San Francisco. It was later used to store stagecoaches for the Alviso to Monterey stage lines. In addition to being used by Wells Fargo and Company for stagecoach repairs, this warehouse also served as a set for Western Movies.
San Jose Historic Landmark No. 67
Erected 2003 by City of San Jose. (Marker Number 67.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 25.478′ N, 121° 58.632′ W. Marker is in Alviso, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on El Dorado Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1621 El Dorado Street, Alviso CA 95002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Wade's House (a few steps from this marker); Alviso (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Montagne Boarding House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Warehouse and DocksChina Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); Bayside Cannery (approx. ¼ mile away); The Port and Town of Alviso (approx. 0.4 miles away); Discover Alviso’s Rich History (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alviso.
Also see . . .
1. History of Alviso. History San Jose website entry (Submitted on November 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Fire destroyed the historic H.G. Wade Warehouse on June 25th. The Mercury News website entry:
The fire started out around 3:45 a.m., and crews arrived to find the 161-year-old warehouse completely engulfed in flames and live power lines down. Crews put it out in about an hour, but could not save the building. (Submitted on June 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,591 times since then and 1,504 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 23, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on September 23, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.