Almad?n Vineyards

Almad?n Vineyards (HM11U)

Location: San Jose, CA 95118 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 14.346', W 121° 53.682'

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On this site in 1852 Charles LeFranc made the first commercial planting of fine European wine grapes in Santa Clara County and founded Almad?n Vineyards. LeFranc imported cuttings from vines in the celebrated wine districts of his native France, shipping them around the Horn by sail.
HM NumberHM11U
Marker Number505
Year Placed1953
Placed ByCalifornia State Parks Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 598038 N 4121969
Decimal Degrees37.23910000, -121.89470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.346', W 121° 53.682'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 20.76" N, 121° 53' 40.92" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5623 Le Fevre Dr, San Jose CA 95118, US
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