Palo Alto in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
J. Pearce Mitchell Park
The park is named after J. Pearce Mitchell (1880-1973), a longtime City Council member, Mayor, Stanford University Registrar and chemistry professor.
By 1998, many elements in the park, particularly the "tot play area." required renovation. The Palo Alto City Council recognized the importance of Mitchell Park as a community resource and funded three phases of park renovation between 2000 and 2007.
Erected by City of Palo Alto.
Location. 37° 25.377′ N, 122° 6.99′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from East Meadow Drive near Middlefield Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 638 East Meadow Drive, Palo Alto CA 94306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. El Palo Nuevo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Semiconductor Planar Process and Integrated Circuit, 1959 (approx. ¾ mile away); First Commercially Practicable Integrated Circuit (approx. ¾ mile away); Homesite of Sarah Wallis (approx. 0.9 miles away); Juana Briones Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mayfield Fire Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away); Juana Briones. This is her park. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Play Ball! (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palo Alto.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the north end of J. Pearce Mitchell Park.
Categories. • Architecture • Environment • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.