Hamilton House

Hamilton House (HMZ6G)

Location: Campbell, CA 95008 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 16.894', W 121° 55.912'

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In 1882 Captain James A. Hamilton purchased 21 acres of orchards and built this Queen Anne farmhouse for his family. James A. Hamilton was born in 1826 in Portage City, Ohio, and he left home at the age of 18 to become a sailor. His first position was out of New York on the whaling ship "Italy." In 1854 he became "Master of Vessel" and served aboard the "Sheffield," "Italy," and "Republic." He later was promoted to Captain, and served aboard the "Emona F. Herriman." The "Charles W. Morgan," became the most noteworthy of his ships, famous for carrying the largest amount of whale blubber in a single voyage.
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HM NumberHMZ6G
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1984
Placed BySteve and Lucile Birkeland and E Clampus Vitus, Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 594688 N 4126642
Decimal Degrees37.28156667, -121.93186667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.894', W 121° 55.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 53.64" N, 121° 55' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2295 S Bascom Ave, Campbell CA 95008, US
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