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Historical Markers in Woodside, California

 
Clickable Map of San Mateo County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg San Mateo County, CA (152) Alameda County, CA (436) San Francisco County, CA (580) Santa Clara County, CA (414) Santa Cruz County, CA (108)  SanMateoCounty(152) San Mateo County (152)  AlamedaCounty(436) Alameda County (436)  SanFranciscoCityandCounty(580) San Francisco City and County (580)  SantaClaraCounty(414) Santa Clara County (414)  SantaCruzCounty(108) Santa Cruz County (108)
Woodside is in San Mateo County
    San Mateo County (152)
    Alameda County (436)
    San Francisco City and County (580)
    Santa Clara County (414)
    Santa Cruz County (108)
 
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1California (San Mateo County), Woodside — A Monument to Water
Here on October 28, 1934, an eager audience celebrated the roar of Hetch Hetchy water as it rushed to the Peninsula for the first time. An adequate supply of high-quality drinking water was finally a reality for the Bay Area.Map (db m92635) HM
2California (San Mateo County), Woodside — 907 — FiloliFight – Love – Live
This country estate was begun in 1915 for Mr. and Mrs. William B. Bourn, II. Architect Willis J. Polk designed a modified Georgian Style country house. Subsequently the carriage house and garden pavilion were executed by Arthur Brown. The formal . . . Map (db m18450) HM
3California (San Mateo County), Woodside — 478 — First Saw Mill
About three hundred feet south of this monument on the banks of Alambique Creek, stood San Mateo County's first saw mill. Built by Charles Brown in 1847. About the same time Dennis Martin was building a second mill on San Francisquito Creek. Both . . . Map (db m18478) HM
4California (San Mateo County), Woodside — Folger Stable c.1905Folger Estate Stable Historic District
Erected by coffee magnate James A Folger II, and designed by Arthur Brown Jr., who designed the San Francisco Opera House and City Hall, the stable is an example of the so-called "Victorian Gothic Style". Famed for it's decorative elements, it had . . . Map (db m56579) HM
5California (San Mateo County), Woodside — In Memoriam The Aircraft "Resolution"
The Australian company British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines DC-6B, VH-BPE, on a scheduled flight from Sydney to San Francisco with a final destination of Vancouver, Canada, crashed on Kings Mountain in San Mateo County during the morning hours of . . . Map (db m70332) HM
6California (San Mateo County), Woodside — The Chinese Wallsat Folger Estate Stable
These stone walls are part of a network of trails and roads built by Chinese immigrants. In 1872 Simon L. Jones bought 1,500 acres of timberland in Woodside and developed them into farmlands, orchards and vineyards with the use of Chinese labor. . . . Map (db m63621) HM
7California (San Mateo County), Woodside — 474 — Town of Searsville
Here stood the lumberman’s village of Searsville whose first settler, John Sears, came in 1854. Across the road westerly from this monument stood a hotel. The school, store, blacksmith shop, and dwellings were to the southeast. Some on the site of . . . Map (db m10711) HM
8California (San Mateo County), Woodside — Town of West Union1853 ~ 1910
The town of West Union stood between today’s Edgewood Road and Raymundo Drive in Woodside. The town was originally developed by the employees of two lumber mills on West Union Creek established by Willard Whipple. Farming supplemented the lumber . . . Map (db m15977) HM
9California (San Mateo County), Woodside — 93 — Woodside Store
Built in 1854 among sawmills and redwood groves by Dr. R.O. Tripp and M.A. Parkhurst. Operated by Dr. Tripp in person (who also served as dentist, librarian, postmaster and community leader) until his death in 1909. Purchased by the County of San . . . Map (db m86793) HM
 
Sep. 18, 2021