Bayside Cannery

Bayside Cannery (HMG5U)

Location: San Jose, CA 95002 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.695', W 121° 58.752'

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ca. 1906

— City of San Jose - Capital of the Silicon Valley —

Established ca.1906, Bayside Canning Company expanded to become the third largest cannery in the United States by 1931. Under the leadership of Thomas Foon Chew, Bayside was the first cannery in the world to can green asparagus. The main building seen today was constructed in 1929.

San Jose Historical Landmark No. 69
HM NumberHMG5U
Marker Number69
Placed ByCity of San Jose
Marker Condition
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 590316 N 4142870
Decimal Degrees37.42825000, -121.97920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.695', W 121° 58.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 41.70" N, 121° 58' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300 Hope St, San Jose CA 95002, US
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The facade is about all that is left of the Bayside Cannery. I wish it could be fixed up to it's former glory and used as a community/event center. The location is prime.

Nov 3, 2017 at 6:01pm PDT by jww05

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