San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Main Post Oﬃce
Erected by City of San Jose.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 37° 20.276′ N, 121° 53.518′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on North 1st Street near West St. John Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the sidewalk in front of the post office building which is located at the intersection of North 1st Street and West St. John Street across from St. James Park. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Clara County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Letitia Building St. James Park (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Trinity Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Henry Morris Naglee (about 400 feet away); Labor Temple (about 500 feet away); First Church of Christ, Scientist (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
More about this marker. This marker and building are Site #16 on the San Jose Downtown History Walk.
Also see . . .
1. The San Jose Downtown History Walk. This bulding is featured along with 30 additional historic sites located in downtown San Jose. (Submitted on April 25, 2010.)
2. The Saint James Park Area. The historical area that surrounds St. James Park is the site of several buildings that contribute to the history of San Jose. The Main Post Office is included on this list. (Submitted on April 29, 2010.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.