ECV1850 Plaque:
The Randol Family Home
(Cottage #1)


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THE RANDOL FAMILY HOME
COTTAGE #1
THIS COTTAGE IS THE LARGEST OF THE DWELLINGS
BUILT BY BARRON, FORBES & CO. IN THE LATE 1840'S.
IT CONTAINED FOUR FIREPLACES AND A LARGE WOOD-
BURNING BASEMENT STOVE USED BY SERVANTS TO
PREPARE MEALS. IT WAS PURCHASED IN 1863 BY NEW
ALMADEN QUICKSILVER MINING CO. AND EARLIER IN
1856 HOUSED THE HEAD MINING ENGINEERS.

DR. A.R. RANDOL, LIVED HERE IN 1879, HE HAVING
REPLACED DR. FREDERICK V. HOPKINS. THE COMPANY
ACCOUNTANT ROBERT BURNETT SMITH & HIS WIFE
ANNE TERHUNE SMITH FOLLOWED & THEY LIVED
HERE THROUGH 1881. ANNE WAS ALSO A SISTER-IN-
LAW OF J.B. RANDOL, THE MINE'S MANAGER FROM
1870 TO 1892.
DEDICATED MAY 15, 2005
BY THE HARRY & BUFFY WELLMAN FAMILY

SPONSORED BY
THE NEW ALMADEN QUICKSILVER
COUNTY PARK ASSOCIATION &
MOUNTAIN CHARLIE CHAPTER #1850,
E CLAMPUS VITUS

"RIGHT WRONGS NOBODY"

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THIS PROPERTY
HEAD MINING ENGINEER'S
HOME
HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE
NATIONAL REGISTER OF
HISTORIC PLACES
BY THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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This plaque is located at
21472 Almaden Road
New Almaden.
Santa Clara County, CA.

Note: This house is private property.
Please do not disturb the residents.

GPS
  Randol House  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.17825°
W 121.82069°




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