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

Harris/Lass House

1889 Market Street

 

— Point of Historical Interest —

 
Harris/Lass House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Harris/Lass House Marker
Inscription.  This Italianate style house was built in the 1870’s by the Henry Harris family. Harris was a California pioneer from England whose son, Albert, became a town trustee and director of the Santa Clara Valley Bank.

In 1906, Christian Lass, a retired sea captain, and his family purchased the property. Lass descendants have live in the house for 75 years.
 
Erected 1981 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 20.543′ N, 121° 57.196′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Frederick Avenue on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1889 Markert 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. California Wesleyan College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kiely House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Berryessa Adobe (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Cowboy Jim” Donovan
Harris/Lass House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Harris/Lass House Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Carmelite Monastery – Bond Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elim Community Church (approx. half a mile away); Landrum House (approx. half a mile away); “Eberhard” (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
The Harris/Lass House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Harris/Lass House
The Harris/Lass House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
4. The Harris/Lass House
The Harris/Lass House Yard image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
5. The Harris/Lass House Yard
The Harris/Lass House Stable image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
6. The Harris/Lass House Stable
Redwood Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
7. Redwood Water Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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