Site information:Intersection of Old Santa Cruz Hwy (P.M. 3.57) and Mountain Charlie Rd, 1.2 mi SE of Holy City
Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.
Plaque information:State plaque
“Mountain Charley” McKiernan, one of the earliest residents of the Santa Crux Mountains, settled near here in 1850. John Martin Schultheis and his wife homesteaded land about a mile from here in 1852. Their home still standing (1950). The Patchen Post Office, named for a famous race horse, was located in this vicinity, 1872-1920’s.
Tablet placed by California Centennial Commission. Base furnished by Los Gatos Lions Club. May 20, 1950. Restored by Los Gatos Chapter DAR 1968