Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park

Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park (HMC56)

Location: Gilroy, CA 95020 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 1.817', W 121° 39.4'

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[This is a two-sided marker. Side-one being in English and Side-two being in Spanish:]

[Side One:]
For over 3,000 years, this area around the Uvas Creek drainage supported large populations of ancestral Ohlone People. This locality is believed to be the ethnohistoric village of Chitactac. The first European contact with this major village may have occurred in November 1774 during the Rivera-Palou Expedition.

In 1859, John Hicks Adams, "an old and experienced miner," future politician and sheriff donated this property to the Adams School District for a schoolhouse. Records are vague but at least two schools were built on this site with the last one being burned down in 1956.

Dedicated June 12, 1993
Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850
E Clampus Vitis
"Right Wrongs Nobody"

[Side Two:]

Por mas de 3,000 anos, El Agua del Arroyo Uvas sostuvo grandes poblaciones de ascendiented de los Indeos Ohlones, su supone que el pueblo Chitactac, que tiene mayor significancia historica para los Ohlone, existo en esta localidad. En possible que aqui los Ohlone tuvieron el primer encuentro con Los Europeos de la expedicion de Rivera-Palou en el ano 1774.

En el ano 1859, John Hicks Adams, que fue un anciano de mucha experiencia como miner, politico y sheriff, Dono esta propied ad al Distrito Escolar Adams para la construccion de una escuela. Hay pocos informes sobre esta escuela, pero sabemos que dos escuelas fueron construidas en este mismo sitio, La ultima escuela fue consumida en un incendio en el ano 1956.
Dedicado El 12 De Junio 1993
Mountain Charlie SucursalU No.1850
E Clampus Vitus
"Lo Justo No Dana a Nadie"
HM NumberHMC56
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1993
Placed ByMountain Charlie Chapter No.1850 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 619480 N 4099075
Decimal Degrees37.03028333, -121.65666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.817', W 121° 39.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 49.02" N, 121° 39' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)408, 805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10080 Burchell Rd, Gilroy CA 95020, US
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