Santa Clara County Historical SiteBernard and Mabel Franklin moved to this property after its purchase in 1895. The home at this location had been built approximately 20 years prior, from Mt. Madonna Redwood. It has been home to four generations of Franklins. Bernard helped build Rucker School in 1895. This was the beginning of the "Rucker Township" which hosted a post office and a train depot. Bernard and Mabel had two sons, William and Robert, who worked with their father to establish a prune growing and dehydration business that is still family run. Today, the business is known as Golden Valley Nut Co. Inc.Mountain Charlie Chapter 1850 recognizes the efforts and contributions to E Clampus Vitus by Doug Franklin and his family.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||E Clampus Vitus, Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850 and the Franklin Family|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:34pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 625526 N 4101432|
|Decimal Degrees||37.05073333, -121.58831667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 3.044', W 121° 35.299'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 3' 2.64" N, 121° 35' 17.94" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||408, 805|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 270 Rucker Ave, Gilroy CA 95020, US|
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