San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
New Almaden Quicksilver Mine
Erected 1939 by California Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 339.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 14.892′ N, 121° 47.328′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Monterey Highway (U.S. 101) half a mile south of Flintwell Way, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bernal Adobe Site and Bear Tree (approx. 1˝ miles away); Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles Frontier Village (approx. 2.2 miles away); Keesling’s Shade Trees (approx. 2.9 miles away); Settler’s Grove (approx. 3.8 miles away); Goodrich Quarry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rockin’ M Ranch (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
More about this marker. Marker is 12 miles east of the village of New Almaden & the New Almaden Mine.
Additional keywords. Quicksilver Mining, Mercury Mining
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,514 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.