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St. Denis Church and Cemetery

 
 
St. Denis Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2014
1. St. Denis Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. One half mile south of this site stood the first church in San Mateo County. Dedicated in 1853 by Catholic Archbishop Joseph S. Alemany. He named it after St. Denis to honor the founder, Dennis Martin, pioneer lumberman and farmer, who also established a cemetery nearby. Worshipers knelt here until the 1870ís when a church was erected in Menlo Park.
 
Erected by Stanford University in cooperation with the San Mateo County Historical Association and the Church of the Nativity, Menlo Park.
 
Location. 37° 25.229′ N, 122° 13.086′ W. Marker is in San Mateo, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Sand Hill Road when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2951 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park CA 94025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Searsville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Development of Motion Pictures (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Saw Mill (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Chinese Walls (approx. 2.5 miles away); Folger Stable c.1905 (approx. 2.5 miles away); Our Lady of the Wayside (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hallidie Tramway (approx. 2.7 miles away); Portola Primary School (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
St. Denis Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
2. St. Denis Church and Cemetery Marker
This marker is located on a small, 'business park' portion of Sand Hill Road that parallels, on the north side, the main Sand Hill Road.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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