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The Region

The links below contains an inventory of historical, cultural, and natural resources associated with the Santa Clara County National Heritage Area. It was created as part of the Feasibility Study. The inventory presents information on resource type, location, relationship to proposed themes, and National Register status. It should be considered a work in progress—resources will continue to be identified and added through time.​​​​​​​
In 1989 California named the garage "the birthplace of Silicon Valley" and made it a California Historical Landmark.
Mission Santa Clara de Asís is a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order in the present-day city of Santa Clara, California.
It is the founding school of the 23-campus California State University system, and holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States.
Founded on November 29, 1777, as El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, San José was California’s first civilian settlement. San José was also the site of the first state capital.
On January 1, 1909, Herrold opened the Herrold College of Wireless and Engineering, located in the Garden City Bank Building at 50 West San Fernando Street in San Jose.
On October 1, 1891, Stanford University opened its doors after six years of planning and building.
Last updated: 10/27/2016 1:29 PM