Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 

Saratoga, California Historical Markers

 
Augustus T. Dowd Grave and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, February 24, 2016
Augustus T. Dowd Grave and Marker
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Augustus T. Dowd1823 - 1893
Effective discoverer of the Calaveras Big Trees — Map (db m92717) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Garrod Farms
Established November 13, 1893 Garrad Farms was founded by David Garrod with the purchase of sixty-five acres. For over seventy years the family run farm was active in fruit production. In the following years the farm has been devoted to equestrian . . . — Map (db m41493) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Grover House14521 Big Basin Way
This charming pioneer cottage was built around 1895 for the family of retired farmer David Grover. After David’s death in 1906 at the age of 90, his widow Nancy and their son Henry continued to live in the house. Mrs. Grover was noted for her church . . . — Map (db m68938) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — History of Madronia Cemetery
Madronia Cemetery is Saratoga’s oldest institution. The first burials occurred on this site in 1854. Other burials followed over the next several years prior to its dedication as a cemetery. This land was originally part of the Quito Land . . . — Map (db m41447) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Hutchinson /Cloud-Smith Store/Samuel Cloud House14501/14503 Big Basin Way
These two buildings appear to be connected, but they were actually built by different owners more than a decade apart. The building on the right was a general store built circa 1884 by John Hutchinson, who became Saratoga’s postmaster in 1886. . . . — Map (db m41340) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — John C. Hutchinson Building
In 1856 John C. Hutchinson purchased 160 acres of land about one mile south of the Village. There was a limestone quarry on this land and lime was being produced from its lime kiln. In 1884 Mr. Hutchinson built this two story building with the first . . . — Map (db m41509) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — McCarthy Building14519 Big Basin Way
This pioneer Western Falsefront store was built in 1890 by Daniel McCarthy, son of Village founders Hannah and Martin McCarty. It was locally known as the Green Store Building because for many years it was painted green. This style of building . . . — Map (db m41510) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — 733 — Paul Masson Mountain Winery
From the winery that bears the name of Paul Masson, premium wines and champagne have flowed continuously since 1852, even during Prohibition under a special government license. Twice partially destroyed by earthquake and fire, the original sandstone . . . — Map (db m2625) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — 435 — Saratoga(Formerly Toll Gate, McCartysville, Bank Mills)
Anza exploring party passed through the Saratoga area March 25, 1776. Lumbering in the mountains, which began 1847 and continued many years, brought the first settlers 1850. Among other industries established were lime quarry 1850s, grist mill . . . — Map (db m2624) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Saratoga State Bank14421 Big Basin Way
This Classic Revival brick building was Saratoga’s first bank. It was designed by the architectural firm of Wolfe & McKenzie around 1912. Bank founders include Dr. Hogg, a local investor; Charles Blaney, who established Blaney Plaza at the Village . . . — Map (db m68937) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Saratoga World War I Memorial
. . . — Map (db m68939) WM
California (Santa Clara County), Saratoga — Site of Martin McCarty's Toll Gate
Site of Martin McCarty’s Toll Gate – 1850-51. Around it grew this town of many names: Toll Gate · McCartysville Bank Mills · Saratoga — Map (db m41512) HM

12 markers matched your search criteria.
Paid Advertisement