San Carlos in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
San Carlos Depot
Deeded as use as a railroad depot
by John W. Brittan
Site of the first San Carlos Telegraph
Post Office and Library
An Historical Site
Erected 1976 by San Carlos Villagers Historical Assn. and the City of San Carlos.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 37° 30.442′ N, 122° 15.609′ W. Marker is in San Carlos, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is at the intersection of El Camino Real (State Highway 82) and San Carlos Avenue, on the right when traveling north on El Camino Real. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 599 El Camino Real, San Carlos CA 94070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Carlos Station (a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Kerns (approx. half a mile away); Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715 (approx. half a mile away); City of San Carlos Veterans Memorial Ralston Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); S.M. Mezes (approx. 1.7 miles away); Redwood City Sesquicentennial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mezes Park (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Carlos.
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on a base located at the entrance to the San Carlos Caltrain Station.
Regarding San Carlos Depot. See "Nearby Marker" San Carlos Station for additional information and views of the depot building.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.