(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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|Series||This marker is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series|
|Placed By||California Centennials Commission, Citizens of Saratoga|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 585934 N 4124066|
|Decimal Degrees||37.25920000, -122.03090000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 15.552', W 122° 1.854'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 15' 33.12" N, 122° 1' 51.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||408, 925, 415|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 14370 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga CA 95070, US|
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