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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Dobashi Market

 
 
Dobashi Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Dobashi Market Marker
Inscription.  “... you come upon the boiled eel, the quail’s eggs, the dried seaweed, and the squid like root called gobo, as well as the crinkly cabbage Japanese call napa and Korean pickled radishes packed in Hawaii and small cans of shrimp paste imported from Luzon.”
James D. Houston
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Asian Americans.
 
Location. 37° 20.948′ N, 121° 53.63′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Jackson Street east of North 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 Jackson Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kawakami Building (a few steps from this marker); Takalkni Printing (within shouting distance of this marker); Taihei Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Nihonmachi (within shouting distance of this marker); Japantown Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. Peckham (within
Dobashi Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Dobashi Market Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Hori Midwife House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Japantown Garage (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Additional keywords. Japantown
 
Detail from the Dobashi Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Dobashi Market Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 612 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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