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Early in the Casino's history a concert band played on the beach bandstand on summer afternoons and changed into tuxedos for evening dances in the ballroom. In 1924 Isham Jone's band brought jazz to the Cocoanut Grove. 1932 introduced big-na…
This propertyThe Judge Lee HouseBuilt 1894Has been placed on the National Registerof Historic PlacesBy the United StatesDepartment of the Interior Second Marker:Pajaro ValleyHistorical AssociationLandmarkJudge Julius Lee House1894W. H. Weeks, Arch…
Noted whip of the Gold Rush days. Drove stage over Mt. Madonna in early days of valley. Last run San Jaun (sic) to Santa Cruz. Death in cabin near the 7 Mile House, revealed "One Eyed Charlie," a woman. The first woman to vote in the U.S. Nov. 3, …
For 145 years, Santa Cruz was a leading source of tanned hides, first in California and later throughout the world. After the Gold Rush, people were clamoring for leather goods - boots, harnesses, and machinery belts for farming and mining equipme…
This site was built around 1880 as a brandy aging barn for the Charles Martin Winery. Later it became a saloon with a small general store next door.
Edward L. Van Cleeck Architect1906-1907 Historic LandmarkThe Museum of Art & History
"One-eye Charley Parkhurst," working as a driver for stage lines came to California seeking fortune in the gold fields until around 1860. Charley was small, slim and wiry. When he spoke it was in an oddly high-pitched voice. Charley died 1879 in a…
The building stands in the original town of Lorenzo, laid out by sawmill owner Joseph Peery, who included a "no whiskey" clause in each lot's deed. In 1885 Boulder Creek was chosen for the terminus of the railroad from Felton, and after a fire dev…
James Knox Taylor, ArchitectItalian Renaissance StyleState's Oldest In-Use P.O. Bldg.Historic LandmarkSanta Cruz Museum of Art & History
(There are two markers, front and back, on this memorial.)Front:Dedicated to those fromSanta Cruz Countywho served their country inthe World War, and to thememory of these who "gave thelast full measure of devotion"1914 - 1918Walter F. Bronstrom &…
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