San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
New Almaden Quicksilver Mine
Erected 1939 by California Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 339.)
Location. 37° 14.892′ N, 121° 47.328′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Monterey Highway (U.S. 101) half a mile south of Flintwell Way, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95138, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bernal Adobe Site and Bear Tree (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Hayes Mansion (approx. 2 miles away); Frontier Village (approx. 2.2 miles away); Keesling’s Shade Trees (approx. 2.9 miles away); Montgomery Hill (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Goodrich Quarry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rockin’ M Ranch (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
More about this marker.
Additional keywords. Quicksilver Mining, Mercury Mining
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,426 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.