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 1890 - Twelve Mile House was a rest stop on the stage line between Monterey and San Jose, California. Twelve Mile House also served the local population as a general store, saloon, hotel and post office. California Room, California History, San Jose, Us History, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos

Twelve Mile House.

The Twelve Mile House was a rest stop on the stage line between Monterey and San Jose. Twelve Mile House also served the local population as a general store, saloon, hotel and post office. Collection: Historic Photograph Collection (SJPL California Room) Date: circa 1890 Link to Digital Collections, digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collectio... Permission to copy or publish any portion of San Jose Public Library California Room collection must be given by the San…

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Frontier Drive In San Jose, California

Monterey Road and Branham Lane Operated behind the Frontier Village Amusement Park, however, both are gone, removed for yet another housing development due to opposition from residents around the site about expanding the park in the late 70s.

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Libby Water Tower, Sunnyvale CA Image

Waymarking.com is a way to mark unique locations on the planet and give them a voice. While GPS technology allows us to pinpoint any location on the planet, mark the location, and share it with others, Waymarking is the toolset for categorizing and adding unique information for that location.

The Civic Auditorium taken from the corner of Market and San Carlos, looking west. The lightrail line is new and the palms are gone, but the building has not changed much. Santa Clara County, California Kids, Local History, Vintage Santas, San Jose, Historical Photos, Bay Area, American History, Auditorium

BVN San Jose Then and Now

The Civic Auditorium taken from the corner of Market and San Carlos, looking west. The lightrail line is new and the palms are gone, but the building has not changed much.

Image of the large lit road sign of the Mountain View, California, Spivey's Drive-In Diner. Creator/Contributor: Del Carlo, Arnold Date: circa Contributing Institution: Sourisseau Academy for State and Local History Vintage Neon Signs, Restaurant Signs, Old Signs, Googie, Advertising Signs, Street Signs, Neon Lighting, Tool Design, Signage

Image of the Spivey's Drive-In Diner Road Sign

Image of the large lit road sign of the Mountain View, California, Spivey's Drive-In Diner.

There Was a Chinatown Here: Objects and Stories from Downtown San Jose San Jose California, Places In California, Local History, World History, Donner Lake, Santa Clara County, Yosemite Camping, Clear Lake, Bay Area

There Was a Chinatown in San Jose | Community Village World History

There Was a Chinatown Here: Objects and Stories from Downtown San Jose | Community Village World History

The circa 1929 photo on the left is of the Packard Dealership on The Alameda. See the cars on display in the window on the right? The building was renovated and returned to its former glory in The photo on the right was taken after restoration. Santa Clara County, Car Dealerships, Local History, San Jose, Then And Now, Old Pictures, Bay Area, American History, Restoration

BVN San Jose Then and Now

The circa 1929 photo on the left is of the Packard Dealership on The Alameda. See the cars on display in the window on the right? The building was renovated and returned to its former glory in 2009.

Hotel Montgomery, 211 S. First Street, San Jose, California. The Hotel Montgomery has put their name down in tile. Santa Clara County, San Jose California, Local History, Tile Patterns, Mosaic Tiles, Signage, Memories, Vintage Stuff, Bay Area

Montgomery, San Jose, CA

Hotel Montgomery, 211 S. First Street, San Jose, California. The Hotel Montgomery has put their name down in tile.

Vintage Postcard - Hotel Sainte Claire (San Carlos and Market Streets) San Jose California San Jose California, California Art, Sainte Claire, Santa Clara County, Vintage Santas, Old Postcards, Places To Go, Street View, Bay Area

1940s Vintage Postcard - Hotel Sainte Claire (San Carlos and Market Streets) San Jose California

Amazon.com : 1940s Vintage Postcard - Hotel Sainte Claire (San Carlos and Market Streets) San Jose California : Blank Postcards : Office Products

View of San Jose Valley from Bernal Marl Fertilizer Company Collection: Bernal Family Collection (SJPL California Room) California Room, San Jose California, Santa Clara County, Local History, Where The Heart Is, Old Pictures, Historical Photos, Places To See, Paris Skyline

View of San Jose Valley from Bernal Marl Fertilizer Company

View of San Jose Valley from Bernal Marl Fertilizer Company Collection: Bernal Family Collection (SJPL California Room) Link to Digital Collections: digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CIS... The San Jose Public Library California Room can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of San Jose Public Library California Room collection must be…

In the Valley of Heart's Delight: Vintage Fruit Crate Art & A Brief History of Agriculture in San Jose, Calif. San Jose California, California History, Vintage Food Labels, Vintage Recipes, History Of Agriculture, Local History, Vegetable Crates, Bottle Labels, Vintage Advertisements

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Some prudent visitors to San Jose, may delight in seeing the valley as it was long before silicon and high-tech became its most renowned exports. The Stevens Ranch Fruit Barn in historical Kelley Park, just southeast of downtown San Jose, will give you a glimpse through their informative exhibit of the Valley of Heart's Delight,…

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