Saratoga in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John C. Hutchinson Building
Location. 37° 15.452′ N, 122° 2.04′ W. Marker is in Saratoga, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Big Basin Way (State Highway 9) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Big Basin Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14495 Big Basin Way, Saratoga CA 95070, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Martin McCarty's Toll Gate (here, next to this marker); Hutchinson /Cloud-Smith Store/Samuel Cloud House (a few steps from this marker); McCarthy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Grover House (within shouting distance of this marker); Saratoga State Bank (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saratoga World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Saratoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Madronia Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saratoga.
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on the far left front of the building which is located on the northeast corner of the intersection and is now the Saratoga Cleaners.
Regarding John C. Hutchinson Building. One of two buildings built around 1884 by John Hutchinson. The building was originally a butcher shop. The early limestone structure has been modified several times.
Source: Saratoga Village Historic Walking Tour.
Also see . . .
1. John Hutchison. A transcribed biography originally published in Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated published by The Lewis Publishing Company in 1888.
Note that at the time of this writing, he was still the Postmaster in Saratoga. (Submitted on April 7, 2011.)
2. Saratoga Village Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on April 7, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 403 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.