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San Jose (New Almaden) in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

New Almaden Community Club

 
 
New Almaden Community Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 17, 2018
1. New Almaden Community Club Marker
Inscription. New Almaden, first mining town in California, founded 1845. Community Club House built in 1950s on land and with materials donated by the community, under directions of Nathaniel Gross. The Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history and spirit of New Almaden.
"A small town is like a large family"

 
Erected by New Almaden Historical Society. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 37° 10.467′ N, 121° 49.393′ W. Marker is in San Jose (New Almaden), California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Bertram Road near Almaden Way, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21727 Bertram Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hacienda Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Helping Hand Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Reduction Works (about
New Almaden Community Club and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 17, 2018
2. New Almaden Community Club and Marker
300 feet away); Site of First Mining Operation in California (about 300 feet away); Hard Rock Miners (about 400 feet away); Patrick Tillman (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose (New Almaden).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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