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With the discovery of gold in California, the town around the Mission San Jose became the gateway and provision center for the "49er" on his way to the Southern Mines. To meet these demands, the firm of Strauss and Co. was founded by S. Straus…
Washington Hotel originally located across the street as a two story adobe building. Destroyed by the 1868 earthquake. Rebuilt on the present site in the same year. The building has served as a hotel, stage stop, state library, and present day …
At the Ohlone Indian village of Oroysom, Padre Ferm?n Francisco de Lasu?n founded this fourteenth of twenty-one Franciscan missions June 11, 1797. Taught by Padre Narcisco Dur?n, the Ohlone Orchestra and Choir became famous. By 1830 almost 2,000 I…
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza by decree of Carlos III of Spain led an expedition to this site - The mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area. In the center of the marker is a circular motif, designed by Doris Birkland Beezley, o…
In Memory of War HerosWorld War II 1941Ernest A. AzevedoJoseph T. SilveiraTony Carodza, Jr.