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Hewlett Packard Garage

The birthplace of a famous technology company, located in Palo Alto, where innovative ideas prospered and laid the foundation for future success.

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Hewlett-Packard Garage is a famous location in Palo Alto, California, considered to be the birthplace of Silicon Valley and the starting point of the personal computer revolution. In 1938, Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard rented a small garage at 367 Addison Avenue, where they started the company that would become Hewlett-Packard (HP). Today, the garage is considered a historic site and is a symbol of innovation and entrepreneurship.

explorelosaltos 7 months ago

Considered the birthplace of Silicon Valley, this garage was the first home of Hewlett-Packard.

chiefseeker 3 years ago

Hewlett Packard Garage Lists

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    explorelosaltos (Explore Los Altos )
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    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
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    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
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