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

Hichborn House

1091 Fremont Street

 

—Point of Historical Interest No. 4 —

 
Hichborn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Hichborn House Marker
Inscription. American Colonial style adapted to California. Built in 1868 by Cary Peebles; purchased in 1882 by F. Greenleaf Houlton of Houlton, Maine, father of Mrs. Franklin Hichborn. Franklin Hichborn was a journalist and political writer of national fame who exposed graft and corruption in California. His writings are preserved mainly at the University of California at Los Angeles.
 
Erected 1970 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Location. 37° 21.09′ N, 121° 56.8′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fremont Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1091 Fremont Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kersell/Lorente House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Russell – Robinson House (about 300 feet away); Morse Mansion (about 400 feet away); Field House (about 400 feet
Hichborn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Hichborn House Marker
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk in front of the property.
away); Charles Copeland Morse Residence (about 400 feet away); Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence (about 400 feet away); Senator Franck House Site (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Hichborn House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Hichborn House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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