Historic Locations and Plaques
in Almaden Valley


Most of the plaques in New Almaden honoring a historic event, place, or person have been installed by the fraternal organization, E Clampus Vitus, Mountain Charlie Chapter 1850.  They are described on the Mountain Charlie Web site:
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/plaquemenu.html

Many locations within the New Almaden National Register of Historic Places are described in a map drawn by the Preservation Action Council at:
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
and on the National Park Service's Register of Historic Places Web site:
    http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/santaclara/Alm.htm

If there is a Web page describing the history of a location or plaque, it is listed and linked at each location below.  Some of these plaques are located at private homes.  Please do not disturb the residents when visiting the plaque or location.  If you are aware of a location that you feel is historic, please contact the Almaden Valley Community Association  (AVCA)  Webmaster  at  Linda@spencer40.com  and request an addition or change to this Web page.



Baker House  [City Landmark]
Almaden Road, San Jose, CA

Bernal Adobe Site
Santa Teresa County Park
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_bernal_adobe.html

Boy Scouts of America
Almaden Road and Almaden Way in Bulmore Park, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_boy_scouts.html

Bulmore House (no. 12)
21560 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_bulmore_house.html

Bulmore Park
Almaden Road and Almaden Way, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_bulmore_park.html

Carson House (no. 13)  [Carson - Perham Adobe]
21570 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_carson_house.html

Casa Grande (New Almaden Quicksilver County Mining Museum)
21350 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Civil War Crisis in New Almaden
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Hacienda Entrance, Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_almaden_civil_war.html

Doctor's House (no. 16)
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

El Senador Mine
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, McAbee at Whispering Pines Drive, San Jose, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_el_senator_mine.html

El Vespero (no. 11)
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Employee's House
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

First Mines in California - Bulmore Park
Almaden Road and Almaden Way, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_first_mining.html

Goodrich Quarry
Greystone Lane at Pfeiffer Ranch Road, San Jose, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_goodrich_quarry.html

Hacienda Cemetery
21480 Bertram Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_hacienda_cemetery.html

Hacienda Hotel  (now known as The La ForÍt Restaurant)
21747 Bertram Road at Almaden Way, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_hacienda_hotel.html

Hauck House (no.5)  [Casa Nuestra]
21506 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_hauck_house.html

Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose, CA
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_hayes_mansion.html
    http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/santaclara/hay.htm

Helping Hand Hall
Bertram Road
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

House (no. 14)
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Huttner House (no. 3)  [Engineer's House]
21490 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_hayes_mansion.html

La Casita De Adobe (no. 15)
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

La Mariposa (no. 6)
21510 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Mine Hill Brick Chimney
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Hacienda Entrance, Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

New Almaden National Register District
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/santaclara/Alm.htm

Randol Family Home (no. 1)  [Head Mining Engineer's House]
21472 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_randol_house.html

St. Anthony's Church
Bertram Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Scott House (no. 4)  [Robert Scott's House]
24198 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_scott_house.html

Store Site
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Tollgate House (no. 24, 25 and 26)
21--- Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf

Vichy Spring
Bulmore Park - Almaden Road and Almaden Way, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_vichy_spring.html

Young House (no. 2)  [Superintendent's House]
21474 Almaden Road, New Almaden, CA
    http://www.preservation.org/maps/new_almaden.pdf
    http://www.mountaincharlie1850.org/pl_young_house.html