San Martin in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Community of San Martin
Erected 1983 by Citizens of the Community of San Martin and Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number SCL-054.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 5.099′ N, 121° 36.637′ W. Marker is in San Martin, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Monterey Road and San Martin Avenue, on the Touch for map. The marker is located in the traffic island planter area, on the Northwest corner of Monterey Road and San Martin Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: San Martin CA 95046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch County Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pioneering Murphy Family (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rucker School Historical Site 1894 (approx. 2.5 miles away); Franklin Family Ranch (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of 21-Mile House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bonesio Winery (approx. 3.5 miles away); John Page House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Morgan Hill United Methodist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Regarding Community of San Martin. This site is a California Registered Point of Historic Interest No. SCL-054.
Also see . . . The Martin Murphy Party. The Martin Murphy party crossed the plains in 1844 to California. They were the first party to cross the Sierras in a covered wagon, the first to bring oxen across the plains and the first to use the route now used by Union and Pacific Railroads. The Donner party used the route two years later and Martin Murphy, Jr. (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 830 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.