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Dr. Warburton’s Office

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseDoctor Henry Hulme Warburton was one of the first physicians in the Santa Clara Valley. Born in Staffordshire, England in 1819, he emigrated to the United States...

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Dashaway Stables

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseHailed as one of the best arranged and equipped livery stables on the coast, Dashaway Stables was constructed by Frederick Tennant and William Connell in 1888 at...

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The Nelson-DeLuz House

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThe Nelson-DeLuz House was constructed about 1905 at the southeast corner of William and 11th Streets. It is a typical middle class home of transitional...

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Empire Firehouse

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThe San Jose Fire Department, initially an intensely dedicated volunteer organization until the hiring of professionals in 1876, was established by a City...

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The Umbarger House

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseIn 1851 David Umbarger, a “forty-niner” from West Virginia, bought 136.5 acres in the Santa Clara Valley. Umbarger built this house on his homestead in the...

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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Connecticut, Hartford County, Hartford[ tablet on the east tower ] In Honor Of The Men Of Hartford Who Served And In Memory Of Those Who Fell On Land And Sea In The War For The Union Their Grateful...

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The Zanker House

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThe Zanker House is a mid-19th Century example of an informal Victorian Italianate farmhouse. The house, built of California redwood, was originally located...

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The Chiechi House

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseA late Victorian example of simplified Italianate architecture, the Chiechi House was built in approximately 1876 by John and Jane Campbell. In 1913 the house,...

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Scion of the Charter Oak

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordScion of the Charter Oak Planted 19 October 1871 by First Company Governor's Foot Guard White Oak (Quercus atba L) In the earliest days the great oak served both...

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Let the Buyer Beware

Colorado, Denver County, DenverIn the 1880s and 1890s Denver was the nation's headquarters for "con" men, a dubious honor that it maintained into the early years of the 20th century. The most famous...

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USS San Diego Memorial

California, San Diego County, San DiegoPanel 1:USS San Diego (CL-53) Light Cruiser Crew: 756 Officers and MenBattle Record Guadalcanal to Tokyo Bay 1942 to 1945 34 Enemy Engagements – 18 Battle Stars...

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Charles Henry McKiernan

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose Most colorful of all characters in Santa Cruz Mountains. First white settler in Santa Cruz Mountain section, a pioneer hunter, rancher, teamster and...

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Margaret Caldwell Fox

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose Born: Mission Santa Clara, February 12, 1847 Died: Saratoga, April 1, 1865 First child born to Anglo-American overland emigrants in Santa Clara County....

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Chapman-Taft House

Connecticut, Hartford County, Hartford97 Elm Street Chapman-Taft House Erected by Charles & Sarah Chapman in 1861. Bought in 1873 by Dr. Cincinnatus A. Taft leading Hartford physician & Mark...

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Confucius

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordConfuciusConfucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), with the given name Qiu and stylized name Zhongni, was a native of Lu State (now Qufu city of Shandong Province) in the...

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William Henry Eddy

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseHe led the forlorn hope of the Donner Party. Dedicated Memorial Day, 1946 (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Exploration • Notable Persons • Settlements &...

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Dr. John Towsend

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseBorn in Pennsylvania, died in San JoseDec. 8, 1850 A leader of the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy Party of 1844 First American M.D. to settle in California Served as...

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Hori Midwife House

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseMy grandmother kept her patients in the house for five days. My mother cooked the meals and grandmother would serve them. My mother was a very good cook. My dad...

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Stephen N. Adubato, Sr. Sports Complex

New Jersey, Essex County, NewarkThe Essex CountyStephen N. Adubato, Sr. Sports ComplexRecognizing the spirit of a 40-year-old organization, The North Ward Center, and the vision of its founder, who...

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Wesley United Methodist Church

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseWesley United Methodist Church was chartered August, 13, 1895 by the evangelical spirit and vision of pioneer Issei Christians and the struggles and hopes of...

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