Portola Valley in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Location. 37° 22.966′ N, 122° 13.879′ W. Marker is in Portola Valley, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Portola Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Trinity Preschool at Christ Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 Portola Road, Portola Valley CA 94028, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Portola Primary School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Lady of the Wayside (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Searsville First Saw Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Casa de Tableta (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Chinese Walls (approx. 2˝ miles away); Folger Stable c.1905 (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. Denis Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portola Valley.
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1. History of Portola Valley. Andrew Hallidie (inventor of San Francisco's cable cars) lived on a large estate extending from Portola Road to the Skyline. He offered a portion of his Eagle Home Farm as a site for a school and the small village of Portola developed around it near today's Episcopal church. (Submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The Biography of Andrew Smith Hallidie. A biography of William Hallidie for the Cable Car Museum in San Francisco by Edgar Myron Kahn. (Submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.