In the 1800s, William and Cathrena Prusch started a dairy farm in San José, California. On Febuary 12, 1876, Emma Prusch, the daughter of William and Cathrena Prusch was born. Emma took over the farm after her fathers passing in 1949. In 1962, the Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park was dedicated to the City of San Jose, California.
The red barn within the Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park is the largest within the City of San José.
A historical marker with the history of Emma Prusch’s family is within the land within the park.