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Historic Pearson house demolished

Original post made on May 3, 2013

After years of abandonment and several attempts to save it, the 130-year-old home of early Mountain View businessman Charles Pearson has been turned into rubble in order to make room for an office building.

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Posted by wendyleela
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 3, 2013 at 12:58 am

Was sad to see the Pearson House demolished.It had important historical
I am very glad to see Immigrant House moved and eagerly await a decision
on its placement.I think it would be a great asset in a community garden/pumpkin patch type setting.
For those that didn't make the parade it was a very good time and we all had fun.I hope to see the community have more events like this.
A float of a replica of Immigrant House was really fantastic with
wonderful touches and an enthusiastic crowd.