San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
—(Cottage No.13) —
In 1855 a plan of the settlement of the Hacienda, including all homes south of Casa Grande (the manager;s home), to the reduction works of the New Almaden Mine, show houses No.1 to No.25 on the creek side of the road. George Carson arrived in New Almaden in August, 1883, inhabiting Adobe Cottage No.13. He acted as telegrapher, bookkeeper and postmaster for the company. He later became Wells-Fargo Express Agent and held all positions until his death in 1903. Purchased by James E. & Adelaide B. Healey on March 20, 1926.
Erected 1982 by James E. & Adelaide Healey, Kambish, Perham Families and Mountain Charlie Chapter No,1850, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 10.578′ N, 121° 49.333′ 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: 21350 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. Bulmore House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hauck House Robert Scott House (about 600 feet away); Huttner House (about 700 feet away); John Young House (about 700 feet away); New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (about 800 feet away); The Randol Family Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hacienda Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 336 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.