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Jean Jacques Vioget

1799 - 1855

 
 
Jean Jacques Vioget Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2016
1. Jean Jacques Vioget Marker
Inscription.
Surveyor of Yerba Buena - 1839

 
Erected 1961 by E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. 1.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 17.904′ N, 121° 51.45′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from Curtner Avenue near Monterey Highway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Curtner Avenue, San Jose CA 95125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Henry Eddy (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John Towsend (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Louis H. and Anna M. (Grandma) Bascom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Donner, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Montgomery Maze (about 500 feet away); Margaret Caldwell Fox (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Henry McKiernan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dashaway Stables (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at Oak Hill Memorial Park in Section C, bounded within the
Jean Jacques Vioget Grave and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2016
2. Jean Jacques Vioget Grave and Marker
park by Oak Hill, Observatory and Serpentine Avenues.
 
Also see . . .  Jean Jacques Vioget - Wikipedia. In 1839 Governor Juan B. Alvarado ordered a survey of Yerba Buena, and the alcalde, Francisco Guerrero, employed Vioget to do the work. Vioget's survey covered the area that is now San Francisco's Financial District and featured a grid made of trapezoidal blocks. (Submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Jean Jacques Vioget's Map of Yerba Buena image. Click for full size.
By University of California, Berkeley
3. Jean Jacques Vioget's Map of Yerba Buena
Yerba Buena (San Francisco) and the Golden Gate from Yerba Buena Island in 1837 by Violet image. Click for full size.
By Jean Jacques Violet, circa 1837
4. Yerba Buena (San Francisco) and the Golden Gate from Yerba Buena Island in 1837 by Violet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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