Palo Alto in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of Juana Briones de Miranda Home on Rancho La Purisima Concepcion
Erected 2007 by California State Parks in cooperation with Juana Briones Heritage Foundation and the City of Palo Alto. (Marker Number 524.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Hispanic Americans • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
Location. 37° 23.535′ N, 122° 8.373′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4173 Old Adobe Road, Palo Alto CA 94306, 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. Juana Briones. This is her park. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Juana Briones Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mayfield Fire Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); 398 and 388 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 316 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 395/397 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); 306 Main Street (approx. 1.6 miles away); Los Altos Elementary School (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palo Alto.
Also see . . .
1. Juana Briones Heritage. If this house could talk, it would tell stories about a Latina businesswoman, humanitarian, and landowner named Juana Briones who built a rare earthen-walled house in the 1840s in what later became Palo Alto. (Submitted on March 31, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Juana Briones House. The adobe house was taken down in 2011. Photos are offered here on the "Palo Alto Heritage" website. (Submitted on April 1, 2012.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,220 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.