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Mountain View, California Historical Markers

 
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By Michael Herrick, April 26, 2017
Computer History Museum Marker
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Computer History Museum — IEEE Special Citation in Electrical Engineering and Computing —
IEEE Special Citation In Electrical Engineering And Computing Computer History Museum, 1979 The Computer History Museum's mission is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the Information Age. The museum houses the . . . — Map (db m103090) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Jagel Slough
One mile north-west of this plaque lies Jagel Slough, named for the Jagel Family, who were hay and grain farmers in the area. It is believed Ozymandias P. Jagel, who settled here (1859), set up a still to carry on an illegal liquor business. He . . . — Map (db m116026)
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Mariano Castro Adobe
Site of the original Mariano Castro Adobe, built in 1840 on Rancho Pastoría de las Borregas, a Mexican land grant. — Map (db m100129) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Rengstorff House
A Pioneer Family Henry Rengstorff grew up in Germany. Like so many others of his generation, Henry was lured to California by stories of the Gold Rush. He left home at the age of 21, sailed around Cape Horn and arrived in San Francisco in 1850 . . . — Map (db m69152) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Shakey: The World's First Mobile Intelligent Robot, 1972 — IEEE Milestone In Electrical Engineering And Computing —
IEEE Milestone In Electrical Engineering And Computing Shakey: The World's First Mobile Intelligent Robot, 1972 Stanford Research Institute's Artificial Intelligence Center developed the world's first mobile intelligent robot, Shakey. It could . . . — Map (db m103088) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Shenandoah Plaza
Shenandoah Plaza In Memory of the Fourteen Officers and men USS Shenandoah Lost September 3, 1925 Lord, guard and guide the men who fly through the great spaces in the sky. Be with them always in the air, in darkening storms or . . . — Map (db m103035) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Site of Witness Tree
Wild Cherry Tree on property of Benjamin Bubb, used in government survey of 1865 and by early settlers to locate their land. — Map (db m100127) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — The Mountain View Train DepotCity of Mountain View
In 1888, at the request of local residents, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a depot at Mountain View Station, at a cost of $4,000. The second floor was used as living quarters for the station agent. By 1892, ten passenger trains stopped daily . . . — Map (db m100128) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — The Spirit of the TimesWild Marshes, Handy Scows & Mr. Henry Rengstorff
The Victorian Beauty The 16 room house that Henry Rengstorff built in 1867 is a fine example of the Bay Area’s late Victorian Italianate architecture. The facade of the house is symmetrical, with the central entrance defined by a pillared . . . — Map (db m69151) HM

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