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This authentic historic oriental garden and tea house was first developed in the 1880's by Peninsula pioneer Henry Bowie. The property later became part of the Eugene de Sabla estate. Joan and Achille Paladini, current owners have restored the gar…
Two plaques, one above the other First Business Structure Public necessity in 1964 required the demolition of the historic house referred to by the accompanying plaque; this marker is placed to perpetuate its memory and to further record …
There are few traces left ofSan Mateo's First Residents Before the Europeans arrived, Native Americans living in the San Mateo area were known as the Salson. The Salson have been grouped with the Ohlone or Costanoan people. The Salson triblet w…
Originally, Michael Carey's brick store, 1875 - later acquired by A.T. Bartlett and G. Fisher. C. M. Morse's Drug Store, also Fisher Hotel. First San Mateo telephone, 1883. First San Mateo Fire Department organized here, 1887.Strebel Building
In Memory of442ndJapanese AmericanCombat Teamand their families"Go For Broke"
Dedicated to the San Mateo veterans of all warsboth living and deadwho faithfully and honorably served their country Presented on the occasion ofThe 100th anniversary of the City ofSan Mateo September 4, 1994
In honor of San Mateos adopted sons of the 101st. Airborne Division and native sons and daughters who served proudly in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf.
This monument is dedicated by the citizens of San Mateo in gratitude to the men and women of our community who served courageously and unselfishly in the defense of great national peril and in memory of those citizens who made the supreme sacrific…
This tree planted May 30th 1923By San Mateo Post No.82American LegionIn Honor of those who served inWorld War I1917 - 1919
The idea to build an amusement park at this site was conceived by local civic leaders. This park would rival those at Coney Island and Atlantic City. The Pacific City site was 90 acres, stretching from Peninsula Avenue to Burlingame Avenue and …