Town of Searsville
Here stood the lumbermen's village of Searsville whose first settler, John
Sears, came in 1854. Across the road westerly from this monument stood a hotel.
The school, store, blacksmith shop, and dwellings were to the southeast, some
on the site of the present lake and others overlooking it. Buildings were
removed in 1891, as water rose behind the new dam.
State Registered Landmark No. 474
Plaque placed by the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County in
cooperation with the San Mateo County Historical Association.
Dedicated June 8, 1952