“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cupertino, California

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San Jose is the county seat for Santa Clara County
Cupertino is in Santa Clara County
      Santa Clara County (609)  
      Alameda County (654)  
      Merced County (37)  
      San Benito County (54)  
      San Mateo County (191)  
      Santa Cruz County (257)  
      Stanislaus County (116)  
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1 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — 800 — Arroyo de San Joseph Cupertino
This arroyo honoring San Joseph, patron saint of flight and students, was first discovered and traversed by Spanish explorers in 1769. On March 25-26, 1776 Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza made it his encampment No. 99 as mapped by his cartographer . . . Map (db m54025) HM
2 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — Captain Elisha Stephens1804 - 1887 — A True Pioneer —
Captain Stephens brought the first wagons over the snow covered Sierra Nevada Truckee Pass with no casualties in the Stephens-Murphy-Townsend party of 1844, arriving at Sutter's Fort with 11 wagons and 51 people plus 2 infants born on the way. . . . Map (db m24125) HM
3 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — Everyday Life at the Ranch
The main house was built in 1886 and was the primary home for four generations of the Picchetti family over the next 90 years. The house served as a social hub at the ranch, with family parties and frequent guests filling the space. The area was . . . Map (db m203297) HM
4 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — Picchetti RanchA Glimpse of Santa Clara County's Agricultural Past
Beginnings The Picchetti Winery and surrounding lands are remnants of Santa Clara Valley’s agricultural past. In 1872, Vincenzo Picchetti immigrated to the area from Italy and began work as a foreman for a Jesuit winery at Villa Maria. After . . . Map (db m202666) HM
5 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — St. Joseph’s CollegeSeptember 10, 1924 – October 17, 1989
This monument marks the former campus of St. Joseph’s College. Established with the primary purpose of training candidates for Catholic Priesthood, the college also educated thousands of young men who entered public service throughout this country . . . Map (db m58977) HM
6 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — Stevens Creek Dam & ReservoirAt Stevens Creek County Park
Contructed: 1935 Capacity: 3,465 acre-feet Surface Area: 95 acres Dam Height: 120’
Stevens Creek Dam captures rainwater runoff from Swiss, Montebello and Stevens Creeks. The creel, dam and . . . Map (db m202667) HM
7 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — The First Home on the Ranch
You are standing in front of the old homestead house, the earliest building at Picchetti Ranch. Secundo Picchetti built this house in 1882. Soon after, he and his wife moved in and began clearing land for vineyards. In 1884, Secundo sold his half . . . Map (db m203299) HM
8 California, Santa Clara County, Cupertino — Winery and Ranch Operations
The Picchetti family built this winery in 1896, enabling them to produce their own wine. Before then, they had sold their grapes to other local wineries. Theresa Picchetti advised her husband, Vincenzo, to withdraw their savings, which totaled about . . . Map (db m203300) HM
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Oct. 3, 2023