Gilroy in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The City of Gilroy was named for this Scot who lived in idle contentment, squandered his wealth and died destitute on July 26, 1869. age 77 years.
Plaque placed with permission of the Gilroy Family.
Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850
E Clampus Vitus.
"Right Wrongs Nobody"
Erected 1981 by Mountain Charlie Chapter 1850 E Clampus Vitus,.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 0.282′ N, 121° 33.988′ W. Marker is in Gilroy, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Miller Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Christmas Hill Park. From the park's entrance, follow the road to the left, through the parking lots, toward the south end of the Park and the Amphitheater area. Marker is at
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Butterfield Overland Stage (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Alcalde” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gilroy Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rancho San Ysidro / San Ysidro School (approx. 2.4 miles away); Franklin Family Ranch (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rucker School Historical Site 1894 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gilroy.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia Article – Gilroy, California. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The History of Gilroy. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.