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Image for LARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CA

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The Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose is the largest and most expensive Gurdwara in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CA

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San Jose High School is the oldest school in the county and 2nd in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Skyscraper in San Jose, CAview gallery

WW11.1 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Skyscraper in San Jose, CA

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San Jose's first skyscraper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

Image for OLDEST -Church building in San Jose in constant use - San Jose, CAview gallery

WW11.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Church building in San Jose in constant use - San Jose, CA

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The Trinity Episcopal church/cathedral was erected in 1863. It's the oldest church in constent use in SJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2007

Image for LARGEST - Monopoly Board in the World - San Jose, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Monopoly Board in the World - San Jose, CA

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The World's largest Monopoly game.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 8/31/2013

Image for Longest - Surfboard of douglas fir and redwood - San Jose, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLongest - Surfboard of douglas fir and redwood - San Jose, CA

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A surfboard in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CA

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The house was built in 1885. In 1958 it was relocated to its current location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 5/21/2008

Image for OLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CA

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The Santa Clara Caltrain depot is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/26/2009

last visited: 10/26/2009

Image for LARGEST - World's Largest Dehydrating Plant - Campbell, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - World's Largest Dehydrating Plant - Campbell, CA

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A plaque about the World's Largest Dehydrating Plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California view gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California

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Largest acreage of former industrial salt ponds being restored to natural wildlife habitat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CA

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The former winery structure is the oldest. It's now on the campus of De Anza College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2012

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Mechanical Calculator  -  Mountain View, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Mechanical Calculator - Mountain View, CA

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The Babbage Difference Engine at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: 1/26/2015

Image for OLDEST - Railroad station in California  -- Menlo Park, California view gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railroad station in California -- Menlo Park, California

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Attractive Victorian depot serving San Francisco and San Jose passengers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 1/4/2015

Image for OLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California view gallery

WW40.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California

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Gothic Victorian gem built in 1866

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for SHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States  -  Felton, Californiaview gallery

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States - Felton, California

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The sign adjacent to this covered bridge at Roaring Camp, claiming that this covered bridge is the shortest in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2008

last visited: 7/16/2012

Image for Oldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CA

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The oldest church in two Californian counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

WW60.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CA

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This house in downtown is the oldest still standing house in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CA

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The Coast Guard Lightship WLV 605 – Relief is the last remaining lightship in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2008

last visited: 1/17/2008

Image for OLDEST - The World's Oldest Beerview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - The World's Oldest Beer

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Manteca's brewery produces a beer made from 45 million year-old yeast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2009

last visited: 12/11/2010

Image for TALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CAview gallery

NWNW76.6 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The former headquarters of Transamerica Corporation is the World's tallest pyramid at 853 feet/260 m.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shadow101

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for OLDEST - continually operating lighthouse  -- Pacific Grove, California view gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - continually operating lighthouse -- Pacific Grove, California

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The oldest continually operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the US, with the oldest lens (originally manufactured in 1853).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 1/27/2009

last visited: 7/12/2013

Image for LARGEST -- Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRA

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The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, situated on both sides of the Golden Gate, is the largest urban park in the world, and the most popular in the U.S. National Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for OLDEST - Goverment building in California - Monterey, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Goverment building in California - Monterey, CA

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The customs House is the oldest government building in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/18/2011

last visited: 9/30/2013

Image for LARGEST - Monterey Cypress Tree - Pebble Beach, Californiaview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Monterey Cypress Tree - Pebble Beach, California

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Crocker Grove along 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, California is home to the Largest and Oldest Monterey Cypress tree in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 10/9/2008

last visited: 4/18/2013

Image for OLDEST -- Freestanding Welcome Arch in the U.S. - Lodi Mission Arch - Lodi, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Freestanding Welcome Arch in the U.S. - Lodi Mission Arch - Lodi, CA

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The City of Lodi makes claim to hosting the oldest freestanding welcome arch in the U.S. on the city's website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2014

last visited: never

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