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Senator Franck House Site

1155 Washington Street

 

— Point of Historical Interest No. 3 —

 
Senator Franck House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Senator Franck House Site Marker
Inscription.  First home of State Senator Frederich Christian Franck, 1826-1902. Came from Baveria in 1855. He was a civic leader & town trustee for eight consecutive years; member of the volunteer fire department from 1856, and elected Chief Engineer 1875-1881. Elected to the State Assembly for two terms 1871-1874, and to State Senate for term 1894-1895.
 
Erected 1970 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 21.078′ N, 121° 56.717′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Washington Street south of Fremont Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1155 Washington 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. Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell – Robinson House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Senator Franck House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Senator Franck House Site Marker
Morse Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Copeland Morse Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Saxe Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Kersell/Lorente House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson House (about 400 feet away); Hichborn House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 453 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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