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Alviso in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alviso

 
 
Alviso Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
1. Alviso Marker
Inscription.
∙∙∙Known as the El Embarcadero de Santa Clara in pre-American days. ∙∙∙Was the port of entry for San Jose prior to the coming of the railroad. ∙∙∙Surveyed and platted by C.S. Lyman in 1849.
∙∙∙Incorporated in 1852.

This structure, built in 1896, by the South Bay Yacht Club, is one of the older buildings in the Alviso area.
 
Erected 1977 by Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 25.608′ N, 121° 58.742′ W. Marker is in Alviso, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Hope Street. Touch for map. Marker is located next to the building at the South Bay Yacht Club. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1491 Hope Street, Alviso CA 95002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Warehouse and Docks (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bayside Cannery (about 500 feet away); China Camp (about 600 feet away); La Montagne Boarding House
Alviso Marker and the South Bay Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
2. Alviso Marker and the South Bay Yacht Club
(about 700 feet away); H.G. Wade’s Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Port and Town of Alviso (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover Alviso’s Rich History (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Steamboat Jenny Lind Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alviso.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alviso. An historical overview of the Town of Alviso. (Submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. South Bay Yacht Club. History of the club and this building is documented by Clarence R. Boncher, - South Bay Yacht Club Past Commodore and Historian (Submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
The South Bay Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
3. The South Bay Yacht Club
The South Bay Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 5, 2009
4. The South Bay Yacht Club
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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