Pellier Park

Pellier Park (HMZJB)

Location: San Jose, CA 95110 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 20.264', W 121° 53.755'

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Site of Historic City Gardens Nursery

[This markers in composed of three photographs with captions. Reading from left to right:]
San Jose City Gardens Nursery
People traveled far and wide to visit Louis Pellier's City Gardens Nursery and purchase orchard and vineyard fruit varieties from Europe.
Louis Pellier
Louis Pellier is credited with the introducing la petite prune d'Agen, the little French prune to the Valley of Heart's Delight. This fruit make Santa Clara County the largest fruit producing and canning center in the world.
Pellier House
The success of the French prune allowed Louis Pellier to build his home and expand his holdings in Santa Clara County.

Photo[s] Courtesy of History San Jose
Placed ByCity of San Jose Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services/ City of San Jose Redevelopment Agency
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 597802 N 4132910
Decimal Degrees37.33773333, -121.89591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.264', W 121° 53.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 15.84" N, 121° 53' 45.30" W
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Area Code(s)408, 650, 831, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 183 W St James St, San Jose CA 95110, US
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