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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Campbell, California

 
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Location of Campbell, California
    Santa Clara County (412)
    Alameda County (420)
    Merced County (22)
    San Benito County (46)
    San Mateo County (131)
    Santa Cruz County (108)
    Stanislaus County (55)
 
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1California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Agricultural Heritage Plaques
The Agricultural Heritage Plaques located throughout Historic Downtown Campbell were installed in 1992 as part of the Downtown Streetscape Project. The fruits and blossoms commemorating Campbell’s agricultural heritage were selected as most . . . Map (db m24742) HM
2California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Ainsley House
This Property Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior John Colpitts Ainsley, an Englishman, immigrated to California in 1886 and made his fortune in the canning of . . . Map (db m24136) HM
3California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — B.O. Curry Building
This Califomia Mission Revival-style structure was built by B. O. Curry in 1913 to house his insurance and real estate businesses. Curry came to Califomia in 1874 and made his fortune in gold mines and timber in the Sierra Nevada. Between . . . Map (db m154814) HM
4California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Bank of Campbell
This Italian Renaissance-style building was constructed in 1911 to house the expanding business of the Bank of Campbell. The Bank of Campbell merged with the American Trust Company and remained here until 1938. This building has since been home . . . Map (db m101519) HM
5California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Bank of Campbell (Farley Building)Campbell Historical Location
Campbell’s first bank operated here from 1895 – 1911. Purchased by Guy Farley in 1923. Campbell Avenue’s oldest commercial building.Map (db m24245) HM
6California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Barron House
In the 1890s G.W. Snyder owned the original 9.1 acre parcel. Ernest S. Barron, sales manager for the Ainsley Packing Company first occupied the commodious California bungalow, built in 1917. The house boasts a large sun porch, gabled dormer and . . . Map (db m154761) HM
7California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Black Walnut TreesCampbell Historical Location
Black Walnut Trees planted about 1885 by William A. Swope, Son-In-Law of Benjamin Campbell, and daughters Alda Swope Blaine, Ethel Swope Davis, and Lena Swope French. Map (db m24234) HM
8California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Farmer's Union
Built in 1912 as a fruit storage and packing plant for the Campbell Farmer's Union Packing Company, purchased by Sunsweet in 1919, this complex formed the core of Santa Clara Valley's agricultural trade. A neighboring building, demolished to . . . Map (db m154773) HM
9California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Fire Station
The Campbell Volunteer Fire Department officially began in 1912. Keeping track of ladders was a problem and the need for a fire station became apparent. An ad placed in the newspaper urged "all parties to leave ladders belonging to fire dept. in . . . Map (db m24251) HM
10California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Union Grammar School
This beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival building was designed by William Henry Weeks and constructed in 1922. This was the only grammar school in the district until 1964. It was used as West Valley College's first campus until 1976. Sold . . . Map (db m154798) HM
11California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Union Grammar School, 1922-64Campbell Historical Location
Designed by W.H. Weeks. Front facade and site. Building reconstructed 1985. Map (db m155017) HM
12California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Union High School
Campbell Union High School, built 1936-38, served as Campbel's only secondary school until after World War II. The original facility included Auditorium, Administration Building and Classroom Building. These fine examples of Spanish Colonial . . . Map (db m155003) HM
13California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Campbell Water CompanyCampbell Historical Location
Campbell Water Company 1928 elevated steel tank and 1927 pump station. Site of original 1890's Campbell Water Company plant. Map (db m155019) HM
14California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Country Woman's Club
The Campbell Country Woman's Club raised the funds to build this Spanish Colonial Revival-style structure in 1923. The town library and public meeting rooms were housed here until the 1960's . The Woman's Club founded the Campbell Historical . . . Map (db m101521) HM
15California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Courtyard
These Spanish Colonia Revival-style commercial unites were constructed in 1947 and originally called the Friendly Shopping Center. The two-story building as the back was once a farm house, circa 1913-1915, and originally stood up front on Campbell . . . Map (db m101520) HM
16California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — De Anza Expedition1775 - 1778
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza and Party crossed this area in March 1776 en route to select sites for the Presidio and Mission of San Francisco..Map (db m130196) HM
17California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Downing Building
This California Mission Revival-style building, constructed in 1905, is the second oldest commercial structure in Campbell. It is typical of the stores built in small towns in the early 1900s. Upper floor served as housing quarters and . . . Map (db m154807) HM
18California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Farley Building
This Renaissance Revival-style building, built in 1895, is the oldest structure in Campbell. By 1895, Ainsley Cannery and the Fruit Grower's Union employed hundreds of workers. The thriving town needed a local bank. The first Bank of Campbell was . . . Map (db m101518) HM
19California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — SCL-041 — Fire House #1Campbell Historic Location
First building owned by city after 1952 incorporation. Served as city offices from 1953 to 1956.Map (db m24250) HM
20California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Growers National Bank
This Neoclassical building was constructed by B.O. Curry in 1920. It was part of a 'business block' development, which consisted of five building in a row. For a time this was the Mercantile Trust Bank. Later it was a silent movie theater. In . . . Map (db m154803) HM
21California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Hyde Cannery SiteCampbell Historical Location
HYDE CANNERY Site of fruit drying and canning companies from 1887 to 1971. George E. Hyde Cannery buildings remain Map (db m154812) HM
22California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Serafino Manfre House
Serafino Manfre built this Spanish Colonial Revival house in 1925. An Italian immigrant from Palermo, Sicily, he arrived in America in 1900. After serving in WWI, Mr. Manfre settled in Campbell in 1923, where he became a successful . . . Map (db m154801) HM
23California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — Site of J.C. Ainsley Packing Company
Established 1888 A pioneer industrialist And public benefactor Park dedicated February 20, 1978Map (db m72007) HM
24California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — South Pacific Coast Railroad
Incorporated March 29, 1876, and financed by Comstock Lode money. Its northern terminus was San Francisco Ferry Building. Passengers were transported by ferry to Alameda where they boarded the cars for their 77.6 mile rail ride to Santa Cruz. In . . . Map (db m24171) HM
25California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — The Ainsley House
The Ainsley House is an architectural gem and a beautifully preserved example of English Tudor Revival complete with the original furnishings from the 1920's. It is also the final home of an important individual who made significant contributions . . . Map (db m156294) HM
26California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — The First Adobe Home in Campbell
California used to be part of Spain and then Mexico. Vast ranchos were granted to worthy citizens. In 1840 Mexican Governor Juan Alvarado granted Rancho Rinconada de los Gatos (corner of the cougars) to brothers-in-law Sebastian Fabian Peralta and . . . Map (db m130197) HM
 
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