Downtown San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
United States Post Office
Erected 1972 by State Department of Parks & Recreation, Fine arts gallery association of San Jose, San Jose Historic Landmarks Commission, San Jose Historical Museum. (Marker Number 854.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 37° 20.004′ N, 121° 53.41′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. It is in Downtown San Jose. Marker is at the intersection of West San Fernando Street, on the right when traveling north on West San Fernando Street. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph’s Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de Cesar E. Chavez (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Centennial Commemoration of the World's First Broadcasting Station (about 300 feet away); First State Capitol Building (about 300 feet away); Site of World’s First Broadcasting Station (about 300 feet away); World’s First Broadcasting Station (about 300 feet away); Herrold Radio Broadcasting Station (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,868 times since then and 159 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 3. submitted on May 15, 2010. 4. submitted on November 17, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. 5. submitted on May 15, 2010. 6, 7. submitted on August 20, 2020. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.