1886This home was built in the late 1870's by Joseph Demont, a San Leandro pioneer who was active in industry and politics. Daniel Best bought the property in 1886. Best established Daniel Best Agricultural Works, which later became Caterpillar Tractor. The active inventor and entrepreneur obtained 41 patents in his lifetime, including a combined steam traction harvester and thresher. He also built the Best Building and a movie theater on East 14th Street.
|Placed By||City of San Leandro|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:30am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 574159 N 4175509|
|Decimal Degrees||37.72385000, -122.15848333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 43.431', W 122° 9.509'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 43' 25.86" N, 122° 9' 30.54" W|
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|Area Code(s)||510, 925, 858, 949|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1300 Clarke St, San Leandro CA 94577, US|
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