California Historical Landmarks in Santa Clara County
California Historical Landmark 339
New Almaden Mine
Monterey Highway at Flintwell Way
From this cinnabar hill the Indians used pigment for paint, mercury mined 1845. Gold discovery made mercury indispensable and mine became world famous, most productive in America. Sold for $1,700,700 in 1864.
Historical Landmark No. 339
Department of Public Works — Division of Highways