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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Goodrich Quarry

 
 
Goodrich Quarry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 14, 2012
1. Goodrich Quarry Marker
Inscription. On the hillside north of this plaque, only the scars remain to mark the spot where brown stone was quarried for San Jose Hall of Justice, Post Office, St. Mary’s Church, original buildings of Stanford University, and Carson City Mint. This small structure, known as the Pfeiffer House, was built from quarried rock around 1875 and used for food and tool storage.
 
Erected 1978 by E Clampus Vitus, Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 13.358′ N, 121° 51.029′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Greystone Lane and Pfeiffer Rancho Road, on the right when traveling west on Greystone Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6632 Greystone Lane, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Senator Mine (approx. 2.3 miles away); El Senador Mine (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Buena Vista (approx. 2˝ miles away); Santa Isabel Shaft (approx. 2.6 miles away); Almadén Vineyards
Goodrich Quarry Marker and Small Stone Structure image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 14, 2012
2. Goodrich Quarry Marker and Small Stone Structure
(approx. 2.7 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Day Tunnel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mining Operations (approx. 2.9 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 February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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