San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jean Jacques Vioget
1799 - 1855
Erected 1961 by E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. 1.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 37° 17.904′ N, 121° 51.45′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Curtner Avenue near Monterey Highway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Curtner Avenue, San Jose CA 95125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Henry Eddy (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John Townsend (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Louis H. and Anna M. (Grandma) Bascom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Donner, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Montgomery Maze (about 500 feet away); Margaret Caldwell Fox (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Henry McKiernanHistory of Vieira Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
More about this marker. This marker is located at Oak Hill Memorial Park in Section C, bounded within the park by Oak Hill, Observatory and Serpentine Avenues.
Also see . . . Jean Jacques Vioget - Wikipedia. In 1839 Governor Juan B. Alvarado ordered a survey of Yerba Buena, and the alcalde, Francisco Guerrero, employed Vioget to do the work. Vioget's survey covered the area that is now San Francisco's Financial District and featured a grid made of trapezoidal blocks. (Submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.