ECV1850 Plaque:
Robert Scott House
(Cottage No.4)


[ Photo of plaque. ]


[ Photo of plaque. ]


ROBERT SCOTT HOUSE
(COTTAGE No.4)
ROBERT SCOTT, A NATIVE OF CANADA,
ARRIVED IN NEW ALMADEN IN 1864. HE
WAS CO-INVENTOR OF THE HUTTNER &
SCOTT FURNACE IN 1876, THE FURNACE
THAT REVOLUTIONIZED THE REDUCTION
OF QUICKSILVER AND SAVED THE QUICK-
SILVER MINING COMPANY FROM BANKRUPTCY.
THIS FURNACE, BECAUSE OF IMPROVEMENTS
BY HIM, LATER BECAME KNOWN AS THE
SCOTT FURNACE.
SCOTT MARRIED IN 1881 AND WITH HIS
BRIDE, MOVED INTO COTTAGE No.4.
LIVING THERE UNTIL 1895. HE THEN
MOVED INTO THE HOUSE HE BUILT AT
498 SOUTH 11th STREET, SAN JOSE.
DEDICATED OCTOBER 11, 1980
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
HISTORICAL HERITAGE COMMISSION
AND
MOUNTAIN CHARLIE CHAPTER No. 1850
E CLAMPUS VITUS

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THIS PROPERTY
ROBERT SCOTT HOUSE
HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE
NATIONAL REGISTER
OF HISTORIC PLACES
BY THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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Plaque located at
the Warren residence,
24198 Almaden Road.
New Almaden, CA.

This house is private property.
Please don't disturb the residents.

GPS
  Scott House  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.17759°
W 121.82130°




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