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Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

(1630 – 1680)

 
 
Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker
Inscription. Shivaji founded Pune (circa 1640). He was the first modern warrior who successfully fought the foreign invaders for 40 years and established a Maratha Kingdom that lasted 200 years with Pune as its Capital.
 
Location. 37° 20.693′ N, 121° 54.349′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from West Taylor Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wing’s Chinese Restaurant (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tanizawa Grocery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gran Oriente Filipino Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackson Drugs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tom & Mary’s Snack Shop & Dr. Watanabe’s Office (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mr. Peckham (approx. 0.7 miles away); San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Guadalupe River Park on the Guadalupe River Trail, west of the Guadalupe River and south of West Taylor Street. It is a part of the sister-city tribute to Pune, India
 
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Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker
Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marker
The plaque on the front of the monument reads:
Pune – San Jose
Sister City Foundation
On July 3, 1999 this statue of Shivaji Maharaj was presented as a gift to the people of San Jose from the people of Pune, a sister city of San Jose in India.
The Tribute to Pune, India, San Jose's Sister City image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
4. The Tribute to Pune, India, San Jose's Sister City
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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