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

Morgan House

1380 Lincoln Street

 

—Point of Historical Interest —

 
Morgan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
1. Morgan House Marker
Inscription. Built 1895 - 1897 by real estate magnate John Center for his niece, Margaret Center Morgan.

A Victorian style house with a gable on hip main roof, pedimented bay pavilion, twin doghouse dormers and horizontal siding, built of wood shipped around the Horn. Was a three level “cottage” of sixteen rooms until 1923 when it was lowered by eliminating seven rooms downstairs.
 
Erected 1976 by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 37° 21.038′ N, 121° 57.22′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Catherine Street on Lincoln Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1380 Lincoln Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fatjo House (about 600 feet away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (about 700 feet away); Armistice Oak Tree Site (about 700 feet away); The Battle of Santa Clara (about 700 feet away);
Morgan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
2. Morgan House Marker
Saint Clare (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Cowboy Jim” Donovan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carmelite Monastery – Bond Ranch (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Morgan House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 16, 2012
3. The Morgan House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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