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

Uncle Jimís Cabin

 
 
Uncle Jimís Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 20, 2015
1. Uncle Jimís Cabin Marker
Inscription. In 1853 James Otterson built a hotel near this corner. It was the first building in what would become Mayfield, later a part of Palo Alto. Travelers between San Francisco and San Jose stayed here, as did lumbermen coming from the hills to the bay.
 
Erected 1969 by City of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 25.513′ N, 122° 8.734′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on California Street near El Camino Real (California Highway 82), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the California Street side of the building located at the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 El Camino Real, Palo Alto CA 94306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mayfield School (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town and Gown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herring Box School (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Herring Box School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Crossroads of Mayfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Play Ball!
Uncle Jimís Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 20, 2015
2. Uncle Jimís Cabin Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Homesite of Sarah Wallis (approx. one mile away); Lou Henry Hoover House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palo Alto.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2016, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2016, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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