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Morse Mansion

981 Fremont Street

 

— Point of Historical Interest No. 5 —

 
Morse Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
August 17, 2020
1. Morse Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Victorian style house built in 1892 for Charles Copeland Morse, a house painter and co-founder of Ferry-Morse Seed Company, who occupied it a short time before moving to San Juan Bautista.
 
Erected 1970 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 21.109′ N, 121° 56.731′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Fremont Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling west on Fremont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 981 Fremont Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Copeland Morse Residence (a few steps from this marker); Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell – Robinson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator Franck House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Hichborn House
Morse Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Morse Mansion Marker
The marker is located in the grass strip between the sidewalk and the curb on the far left.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Saxe Office Building (about 400 feet away); Johnson House (about 400 feet away); Kersell/Lorente House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
The Morse Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Morse Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 423 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on August 18, 2020.   2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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