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Roberto – Suñol Adobe

 
 
Roberto – Suñol Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
1. Roberto – Suñol Adobe Marker
Inscription. This historic adobe was built in 1836 by a native Californian, Roberto Balermino, on Rancho de los Coches. The property was officially granted to him by Governor Micheltorna in 1844. A larger one-story dwelling was built in 1847 by the new owner, Antonio Suñol. The second-story frame structure and balcony were added in 1853 by Captain Stefano Splivalo.
 
Erected 1977 by California State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission. (Marker Number 898.)
 
Location. 37° 18.945′ N, 121° 54.387′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Lincoln Avenue south of Sinclair Freeway (California Highway 280), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose CA 95125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffington House (approx. ¾ mile away); Willow Glen Public Buildings (approx. 0.9 miles away); Willow Glen Schools (approx. one mile away); W.W. Cozzens House (approx. one mile away); San José Diridon Station
Roberto – Suñol Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
2. Roberto – Suñol Adobe Marker
(approx. one mile away); Remembering Agriculture (approx. 1.3 miles away); Henry's Hi-Life (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hotel De Anza (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Roberto – Suñol Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
3. The Roberto – Suñol Adobe
The Roberto – Suñol Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
4. The Roberto – Suñol Adobe
The Roberto – Suñol Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
5. The Roberto – Suñol Adobe
The 'window' shows a portion of the original adobe wall.
The Roberto – Suñol Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
6. The Roberto – Suñol Adobe
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
The Roberto – Suñol Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
7. The Roberto – Suñol Adobe
Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission's Award of Excellence, Private Owner Category, 1976, Preservaton, Renovation and Restoration of The Roberto-Sunol Adobe Registered Historic Resource Landmark presented to John Bruzzone by County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors.
Adobe Outbuilding image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
8. Adobe Outbuilding
Adobe Outbuilding image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
9. Adobe Outbuilding
An Oven on the Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 25, 2012
10. An Oven on the Grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 625 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on February 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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