Saratoga

Saratoga (HM130)

Location: Saratoga, CA 95070 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 15.552', W 122° 1.854'

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(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 1854, tannery 1863, paper mill 1868, and pasteboard mill 1870. Pacific Congress Springs, popular resort, 1866-1942. Pioneered in fruit industry. Blossom Festivals began in 1900.
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HM NumberHM130
Series This marker is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series
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Marker Number435
Year Placed1950
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission, Citizens of Saratoga
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 585934 N 4124066
Decimal Degrees37.25920000, -122.03090000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 15.552', W 122° 1.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 15' 33.12" N, 122° 1' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)408, 925, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14370 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga CA 95070, US
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