Carson House

Carson House (HMRRZ)

Location: San Jose, CA 95120 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.578', W 121° 49.333'

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— (Cottage No.13) —

One of three complete adobe houses in New Almaden made of creek gravel and adobe mud.
In 1855 a plan of the settlement of the Hacienda, including all homes south of Casa Grande (the manager;s home), to the reduction works of the New Almaden Mine, show houses No.1 to No.25 on the creek side of the road. George Carson arrived in New Almaden in August, 1883, inhabiting Adobe Cottage No.13. He acted as telegrapher, bookkeeper and postmaster for the company. He later became Wells-Fargo Express Agent and held all positions until his death in 1903. Purchased by James E. & Adelaide B. Healey on March 20, 1926.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1982
Placed ByJames E. & Adelaide Healey, Kambish, Perham Families and Mountain Charlie Chapter No,1850, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 604554 N 4115079
Decimal Degrees37.17630000, -121.82221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.578', W 121° 49.333'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 34.68" N, 121° 49' 19.98" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21570 Almaden Rd, San Jose CA 95120, US
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