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California Historical Resources

California's historical resources represent the contributions and collective human experiences of a diversified population spanning 10,000-12,000 years of occupancy in California. This rich heritage is embodied in the cultural and historical landscapes of California as evidenced by archaeological remains, historic buildings, traditional customs, tangible artifacts, historical documents, and public records extant in California. All these evidences of the past contribute to the sum total of California's history. Such historical resources provide continuity with our past and enhance our quality of life.

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Name (Landmark Plaque Number) National Register California State Historical Landmark California Register of Historical Resources Point of Interest Date Listed City (County)
AGNEWS INSANE ASYLUM (N1987) Checkmark 8/13/1997 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
AINSLEY, JOHN COLPITTS, HOUSE NO. 3 (N2307) Checkmark Checkmark 10/3/2005 Campbell (Santa Clara)
ALLEN, THEOPHILUS, HOUSE (N2056) Checkmark 5/20/1999 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
ALMADEN VINEYARDS (505) Checkmark 7/31/1953 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ALUM ROCK PARK (P262) Checkmark 6/22/1972 San Jose (SCL)
ALVISO HISTORIC DISTRICT (N260) Checkmark 10/9/1973 Alviso (Santa Clara)
ALVISO, JOSE MARIA, ADOBE (N1992) Checkmark 10/7/1997 Milpitas (Santa Clara)
ANDREW LANDRUM HOUSE, BATTLE HOUSE (P269) Checkmark 8/28/1972 Santa Clara (SCL)
ANTONIO BUELNA ADOBE (P152) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
ARROYO DE SAN JOSEPH CUPERTINO (800) Checkmark 12/23/1964 Cupertino (Santa Clara)
ASHBY HOUSE (P465) Checkmark 12/22/1975 Palo Alto (SCL)
ASHWORTH-REMILLARD HOUSE (N465) Checkmark 12/12/1976 San Jose (Santa Clara)
BERRYESSA ADOBE (P270) Checkmark 8/28/1972 Santa Clara (SCL)
BIRTHPLACE OF SILICON VALLEY (976) Checkmark 8/13/1987 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
BLACKBERRY FARM (P409) Checkmark 5/9/1975 San Jose (SCL)
BUILDING AT 27--29 FOUNTAIN ALLEY (N1053) Checkmark 3/2/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
BUILDING H-12, VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS (P824) Checkmark 5/15/1996 San Jose (SCL)
CAMPBELL FIRE HOUSE #1, CAMPBELL HISTORICAL MUSEUM (P478) Checkmark 4/2/1976 Campbell (SCL)
CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL, CAMPBELL COMMUNITY CENTER (P651) Checkmark 3/19/1985 Campbell (SCL)
CAMPBELL UNION GRAMMAR SCHOOL (N790) Checkmark 7/20/1979 Campbell (Santa Clara)
CAMPBELL UNION HIGH SCHOOL HISTORIC DISTRICT (N1612) Checkmark 8/17/1989 Campbell (Santa Clara)
CARRIAGE/WILLARD GRIFFIN HOUSE (P373) Checkmark 1/17/1975 Los Altos (SCL)
CHARLES COPELAND MORSE RESIDENCE (904) Checkmark 12/7/1976 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GILROY (N1085) Checkmark 4/1/1982 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
CIVIC ART GALLERY (N204) Checkmark 1/29/1973 San Jose (Santa Clara)
CLARKE'S/WILSON'S LANDING (P156) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
COMMUNITY OF SAN MARTIN (P615) Checkmark 5/18/1983 San Martin (SCL)
COYOTE CREEK ARCHEOLOGICAL DISTRICT (N125) Checkmark 10/14/1971 Gilroy Hot Springs (Santa Clara)
DE ANZA HOTEL (N1005) Checkmark 1/21/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
DE LEMOS, PEDRO, HOUSE (N854) Checkmark 1/10/1980 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
DOHRMANN BUILDING (N1424) Checkmark 2/20/1986 San Jose (Santa Clara)
DONNER--HOUGHTON HOUSE (N2158) Checkmark 1/24/2002 San Jose (Santa Clara)
DOWNING, T. B., HOUSE (N265) Checkmark 10/30/1973 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
DUNKER HOUSE (N1041) Checkmark 2/19/1982 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
E. J. PARRISH HOUSE (P253) Checkmark 4/25/1972 Cupertino (SCL)
EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MOTION PICTURES (834) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
EAST SAN JOSE CARNEGIE LIBRARY (N1663) Checkmark 12/10/1990 San Jose (Santa Clara)
EDWIN MARKHAM HOME (416) Checkmark 1/6/1949 San Jose (Santa Clara)
EL PALO ALTO (P327) Checkmark 3/15/1974 Palo Alto (SCL)
FARRINGTON HOUSE (P372) Checkmark 1/17/1975 San Jose (SCL)
FIRST COMMUNITY CENTER AND PALO ALTO CITY FLAG POLE (P161) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
FIRST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (P157) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
FIRST HOSPITAL (P158) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
FIRST MAYFIELD SCHOOL (P151) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
FIRST NORMAL SCHOOL IN CALIFORNIA (SAN JOSE STATE COLLEGE) (417) Checkmark 1/6/1949 San Jose (Santa Clara)
FIRST SITE OF EL PUEBLO DE SAN JOSÉ DE GUADALUPE (433) Checkmark 3/16/1949 San Jose (Santa Clara)
FIRST SUCCESSFUL INTRODUCTION OF THE HONEYBEE TO CALIFORNIA (945) Checkmark 9/15/1981 San Jose (Santa Clara)
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF SAN JOSE (902) Checkmark 9/1/1976 San Jose (Santa Clara)
FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH (N537) Checkmark 11/17/1977 San Jose (Santa Clara)
FISHER'S COYOTE RANCH HEADQUARTERS (P492) Checkmark 12/2/1976 Coyote (SCL)
FORBES FLOUR MILL (458) Checkmark 4/17/1950 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
FORBES MILL ANNEX (N649) Checkmark 7/31/1978 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
FRATERNAL HALL BUILDING (N1625) Checkmark 2/15/1990 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
FREE, ARTHUR MONROE, HOUSE (N2169) Checkmark 4/26/2002 San Joes (Santa Clara)
FREMONT AND CORA OLDER RANCH (P339) Checkmark 7/12/1974 Cupertino (SCL)
FRENCHMAN'S TOWER (P150) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Stanford (SCL)
GALINDO-LEIGH HOUSE (N899) Checkmark 8/22/1980 Campbell (Santa Clara)
GAMBLE HOUSE (P675) Checkmark 9/2/1986 Palo Alto (SCL)
GILROY FREE LIBRARY (N1567) Checkmark 6/23/1988 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
GILROY YAMATO HOT SPRINGS (N1919) Checkmark 8/21/1995 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
GILROY YAMATO HOT SPRINGS RESORT (1017) Checkmark 5/30/1995 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
GRAVE SITE OF CHARLES HENRY MCKIERNAN, AKA MOUNTAIN CHARL (P572) Checkmark 6/12/1981 San Jose (SCL)
GREEN GABLES (N2291) Checkmark 7/28/2005 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
GREENMEADOW (N2292) Checkmark 7/28/2005 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
GRIFFIN, WILLARD, HOUSE AND CARRIAGE HOUSE (N485) Checkmark 4/13/1977 Los Altos (Santa Clara)
GUBSERVILLE (447) Checkmark 11/2/1949 San Jose (Santa Clara)
HACIENDA CEMETERY (P571) Checkmark 6/12/1981 New Almaden (SCL)
HAMILTON BRANCH U. S. POST OFFICE (P491) Checkmark 10/29/1976 Palo Alto (SCL)
HAMILTON, CAPT. JAMES A., HOUSE (N879) Checkmark 6/9/1980 San Jose (Santa Clara)
HANNA-HONEYCOMB HOUSE (N683) Checkmark 11/7/1978 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
HARBOR MASTER'S ADOBE (P490) Checkmark 10/29/1976 Palo Alto (SCL)
HAYES MANSION (888) Checkmark Checkmark 12/29/1975 San Jose (Santa Clara)
HENRY A. RENGSTORFF HOUSE (P276) Checkmark 11/1/1972 Mountain View (SCL)
HENSLEY HISTORIC DISTRICT (N1193) Checkmark 6/21/1983 San Jose (Santa Clara)
HEWLETT-PACKARD HOUSE AND GARAGE (N2361) Checkmark Checkmark 4/20/2007 ()
HIDDEN VILLA (P500) Checkmark 5/5/1977 Los Altos (SCL)
HIGHWAY 152 TREE ROW (N2367) Checkmark 7/3/2007 ()
HOLLOWAY, EDGAR, HOUSE (N1010) Checkmark 1/28/1982 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
HOME SITE OF SARAH WALLIS (969) Checkmark 9/2/1986 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
HOOVER, LOU HENRY, HOUSE (N553) Checkmark 1/30/1978 Stanford (Santa Clara)
HORACE HILL BARN AND SILO (P371) Checkmark 1/17/1975 Los Altos (SCL)
HOSTESS HOUSE (895) Checkmark Checkmark 4/2/1976 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
HOTEL MONTGOMERY (N2323) Checkmark 4/20/2006 ()
HOTEL SAINTE CLAIRE (N869) Checkmark 6/3/1980 San Jose (Santa Clara)
HUTTON, WARNER, HOUSE (N2317) Checkmark 3/17/2006 ()
INDIAN MOUNDS (P154) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
INDIAN VILLAGE AND BEDROCK MORTARS SITE (P365) Checkmark 11/19/1974 Gilroy (SCL)
J. GILBERT SMITH HOUSE / LOS ALTOS HISTORY HOUSE MUSEUM (P692) Checkmark 8/13/1987 Los Altos (SCL)
JOHN ADAMS SQUIRE HOUSE (857) Checkmark 10/31/1972 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
JOSEPH D. GRANT RANCH (HALL'S VALLEY) (P502) Checkmark 5/5/1977 Coyote (SCL)
JUAN BAUTISTA DE ANZA CAMPSITE (P475) Checkmark 2/27/1976 Morgan Hill (SCL)
JUDGE JAMES R. WELCH'S REDWOOD LODGE (AND GROUNDS) (P501) Checkmark 5/5/1977 Saratoga (SCL)
KEE HOUSE (N1355) Checkmark 4/11/1985 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
KEESLING'S SHADE TREES (P659) Checkmark 7/2/1985 San Jose (SCL)
KOTANI-EN (903) Checkmark 10/29/1976 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
KOTANI-EN GARDEN (N446) Checkmark 11/7/1976 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
LANDRUM, ANDREW J., HOUSE (N1042) Checkmark 2/19/1982 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
LANTARNAM HALL (N1409) Checkmark 12/19/1985 Los Altos Hills (Santa Clara)
LE PETIT TRIANON (N191) Checkmark 11/15/1972 Cupertino (Santa Clara)
LEIB CARRIAGE HOUSE (N866) Checkmark 6/2/1980 San Jose (Santa Clara)
LICK, JAMES, MILL (N1054) Checkmark 3/2/1982 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
LIVE OAK CREAMERY (N1058) Checkmark 3/11/1982 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
LOS GATOS FIRST FIREHOUSE (P768) Checkmark 5/1/1992 Los Gatos (SCL)
LOS GATOS HISTORIC COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (N1734) Checkmark 9/13/1991 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
LOU HENRY HOOVER HOUSE (913) Checkmark 10/14/1977 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
LUÍS MARÍA PERALTA ADOBE (866) Checkmark 1/11/1974 San Jose (Santa Clara)
MACFARLAND HOUSE (N2329) Checkmark 7/21/2006 ()
MACHADO SCHOOL (P363) Checkmark 11/19/1974 Morgan Hill (SCL)
MALAGUERRA WINERY (P493) Checkmark Checkmark 12/2/1976 Morgan Hill (SCL)
MARTIN MURPHY HOME AND ESTATE (SITE) (644) Checkmark 4/28/1958 Sunnyvale (Santa Clara)
MASONIC TEMPLE / SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE (P384) Checkmark 3/20/1975 San Jose (SCL)
MASSON, PAUL, MOUNTAIN WINERY (N1191) Checkmark 6/9/1983 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
MCCULLAGH-JONES HOUSE (N306) Checkmark 10/29/1974 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)
MIDDLEFIELD CROSSING (P153) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
MILLER--MELONE RANCH (N1822) Checkmark 4/1/1993 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
MILPITAS GRAMMAR SCHOOL (N1840) Checkmark 7/22/1993 Milpitas (Santa Clara)
MISSION SANTA CLARA (338) Checkmark 8/8/1939 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
MOIR BUILDING (N1155) Checkmark 10/29/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
MONTEBELLO SCHOOL (P364) Checkmark 11/19/1974 Cupertino (SCL)
MONTGOMERY HILL (813) Checkmark 9/12/1966 San Jose (Santa Clara)
MORELAND SCHOOL (489) Checkmark 8/7/1951 San Jose (Santa Clara)
MORSE, CHARLES COPELAND, HOUSE (N486) Checkmark 4/13/1977 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
MOUNTAIN VIEW ADOBE (N2178) Checkmark 10/28/2002 Mountain View (Santa Clara)
NEW ALMADEN (N28) Checkmark 10/15/1966 San Jose (Santa Clara)
NORRIS HOUSE (N891) Checkmark 7/24/1980 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
NORRIS, FRANK, CABIN (N29) Checkmark 10/15/1966 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
OHLONE VILLAGE AND BURIAL SITE (P252) Checkmark 4/25/1972 Los Altos (SCL)
OLD ADOBE WOMAN'S CLUB (249) Checkmark 9/3/1937 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
OLD CITY HALL (N350) Checkmark 4/16/1975 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
OLD PALO ALTO FIRE DEPARTMENT, SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER (P508) Checkmark 7/28/1977 Palo Alto (SCL)
OLD POST OFFICE (854) Checkmark 4/24/1972 San Jose (Santa Clara)
OLD SITES OF MISSION SANTA CLARA DE ASIS AND OLD SPANISH BRIDGE (250) Checkmark 9/3/1937 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
OLD STONE BUILDING ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE (P499) Checkmark 5/5/1977 Coyote (SCL)
PALO ALTO SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD DEPOT (N1948) Checkmark 4/18/1996 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
PALO ALTO STOCK FARM HORSE BARN (N1408) Checkmark 12/12/1985 Stanford (Santa Clara)
PATCHEN (448) Checkmark 11/2/1949 Holy City (Santa Clara)
PAUL MASSON MOUNTAIN WINERY (733) Checkmark 4/8/1960 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
PEEBLES/HICHBORN HOUSE (P267) Checkmark 8/28/1972 Santa Clara (SCL)
PERALTA, LUIS MARIA, ADOBE (N261) Checkmark 10/15/1973 San Jose (Santa Clara)
PETTIGREW HOUSE (N932) Checkmark 11/25/1980 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
PICCHETTI BROTHERS WINERY (N774) Checkmark 5/10/1979 Cupertino (Santa Clara)
PIONEER ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LABORATORY (836) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
PORT OF ALVISO, AKA SAN JOSE / EMBARCADERO DE SANTA CLARA (P816) Checkmark 12/15/1995 San Jose (SCL)
POVERTY FLAT SITE (N157) Checkmark 2/23/1972 Morgan Hill (Santa Clara)
PROFESSORVILLE (P143) Checkmark 8/29/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
PROFESSORVILLE HISTORIC DISTRICT (N906) Checkmark 10/3/1980 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
RAFAEL SOTO HOME SITE (P160) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
RAMONA STREET ARCHITECTURAL DISTRICT (N1434) Checkmark 3/27/1986 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
RENGSTORFF, HENRY A., HOUSE (N633) Checkmark 6/13/1978 Mountain View (Santa Clara)
ROBERTO-SUÑOL ADOBE (898) Checkmark Checkmark 6/16/1976 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ROMA BAKERY (N1006) Checkmark 1/21/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ROSS HOUSE (N1156) Checkmark 10/29/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SAINTE CLAIRE LAUNDRY SITE (P268) Checkmark 8/28/1972 Santa Clara (SCL)
SAN ANTONIO SCHOOL (P366) Checkmark 11/19/1974 Cupertino (SCL)
SAN JOSE DOWNTOWN HISTORIC DISTRICT (N1190) Checkmark 5/26/1983 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SANTA CLARA CAMPAIGN TREATY SITE (260) Checkmark 9/3/1937 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
SANTA CLARA DEPOT (N1351) Checkmark 2/28/1985 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
SANTA CLARA VEREIN (N1265) Checkmark 1/19/1984 Santa Clara (Santa Clara)
SARATOGA (435) Checkmark 4/11/1949 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
SARATOGA FOOTHILL CLUB (N2280) Checkmark 2/27/2005 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
SARATOGA VILLAGE LIBRARY (N2356) Checkmark 1/17/2007 ()
SECUNDINO ROBLES ADOBE SITE (P159) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
SENATOR FRANCK HOUSE SITE (P271) Checkmark 8/28/1972 Santa Clara (SCL)
SITE OF CALIFORNIA'S FIRST STATE CAPITOL (461) Checkmark 8/30/1950 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SITE OF CITY GARDENS - NURSERY OF LOUIS PELLIER (434) Checkmark 3/16/1949 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SITE OF INVENTION OF THE FIRST COMMERCIALLY PRACTICABLE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT (1000) Checkmark 5/8/1991 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
SITE OF JUANA BRIONES DE MIRANDA HOME ON RANCHO LA PURÍSIMA CONCEPCIÓN (524) Checkmark 11/1/1954 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
SITE OF WORLD'S FIRST BROADCASTING STATION (952) Checkmark 1/14/1983 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SOUTHERN PACIFIC DEPOT (N1823) Checkmark 4/1/1993 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SPILLMAN ENGINEERING 3-ABREAST CAROUSEL (N2089) Checkmark 4/13/2000 San Jose (Santa Clara)
SQUIRE, JOHN ADAM, HOUSE (N160) Checkmark 3/6/1972 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
ST. JAMES SQUARE HISTORIC DISTRICT (N841) Checkmark 11/27/1979 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ST. JOSEPH'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (N512) Checkmark 8/26/1977 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH (910) Checkmark 5/12/1977 San Jose (Santa Clara)
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH (P466) Checkmark 12/22/1975 Palo Alto (SCL)
STEINBECK, JOHN, HOUSE (N1620) Checkmark 12/28/1989 Monte Sereno (Santa Clara)
TROY LAUNDRY (N1011) Checkmark 1/28/1982 San Jose (Santa Clara)
TWOHY BUILDING (N2215) Checkmark 10/6/2003 San Jose (Santa Clara)
U.S. POST OFFICE (N953) Checkmark 4/5/1981 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
UNCLE JIM'S CABIN (P155) Checkmark 11/3/1969 Palo Alto (SCL)
UNITARY PLAN WIND TUNNEL (N1388) Checkmark 10/3/1985 Moffett Field (Santa Clara)
US NAVAL AIR STATION SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, HISTORIC DISTRICT (N1859) Checkmark 2/24/1994 Sunnyvale (Santa Clara)
VASQUEZ TREE AND SITE OF 21-MILE HOUSE (259) Checkmark 9/3/1937 Morgan Hill (Santa Clara)
VILLA MIRA MONTE (N625) Checkmark 5/25/1978 Morgan Hill (Santa Clara)
VILLA MONTALVO (N598) Checkmark 5/1/1978 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
WE AND OUR NEIGHBORS CLUBHOUSE (N729) Checkmark 12/20/1978 San Jose (Santa Clara)
WELCH-HURST (N668) Checkmark 9/18/1978 Saratoga (Santa Clara)
WHEELER HOSPITAL (N1655) Checkmark 9/13/1990 Gilroy (Santa Clara)
WILSON HOUSE (N850) Checkmark 1/2/1980 Palo Alto (Santa Clara)
WINCHESTER HOUSE (868) Checkmark Checkmark 1/11/1974 San Jose (Santa Clara)
WOODHILLS (N730) Checkmark 12/20/1978 Cupertino (Santa Clara)
WRIGHT HOUSE (P518) Checkmark 12/1/1977 Sunnyvale (SCL)
YUNG SEE SAN FONG HOUSE (N1232) Checkmark 9/8/1983 Los Gatos (Santa Clara)