Franklin Family Ranch

Franklin Family Ranch (HM10KG)

Location: Gilroy, CA 95020 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 3.044', W 121° 35.299'

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Santa Clara County Historical Site

Bernard 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.
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HM NumberHM10KG
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850 and the Franklin Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 625526 N 4101432
Decimal Degrees37.05073333, -121.58831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.044', W 121° 35.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 2.64" N, 121° 35' 17.94" W
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Area Code(s)408, 805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 270 Rucker Ave, Gilroy CA 95020, US
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