San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
(Cottage No. 3)
This house of modest wood and brick construction was typical of others along the gateway to the mine. It was built to accommodate the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Company engineers during the years of 1847–1912.
Erected 1981 by The Casterson Family and Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 10.671′ N, 121° 49.264′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Almaden Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21490 Almaden Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Young House (a few steps from this marker); Robert Scott House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hauck House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Randol Family Home (within shouting distance New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casa Grande (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); Bulmore House (about 600 feet away); Carson House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on September 22, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. 4. submitted on March 31, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.