Santa Clara in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Cowboy Jim” Donovan
Calling the city council meetings “the best entertainment in town,” Cowboy Jim faithfully attended them for over 36 years. In September 1967, on his 70th birthday, the council declared “Cowboy Jim Donovan Day” in ceremonies held at a council meeting.
Erected by Santa Clara Historical and Landmark Commission.
Location. 37° 20.873′ N, 121° 57.223′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Benton Street east of Pierce Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1751 Benton Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carmelite Monastery – Bond Ranch (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Fatjo House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kiely House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission Santa Clara Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armistice Oak Tree Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on February 28, 2012. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.