(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 Quicksilver Mining Company from bankruptcy. This furnace, because of improvements by him, later became known as the Scott Furnace.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission and Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E Clampus Vitus|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 2:42pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 604638 N 4115224|
|Decimal Degrees||37.17760000, -121.82125000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 10.656', W 121° 49.275'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 10' 39.36" N, 121° 49' 16.50" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 21501-21511 Almaden Rd, San Jose CA 95120, US|
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