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My Early Childhood Memories: End Notes, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
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My Early Childhood Memories, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
Sarah Hinton Gourley (1849-1940) was seven years old when she arrived in Santa Cruz in 1856. Her memories about the ... [Read more]

My Early Childhood Memories: Part Three, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
Amelia Hinds took me to my first school [1857]. The school was in a small white house. It was a [Read more]

MyEarly Childhood Memories: Part Four, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
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Railroads and streetcars: Like so many isolated communities of the west, the City of Santa Cruz owes much of its early economic development, both industrial and tourist oriented, to the coming of the railroads. In 1870, no rail lines serviced Santa Cruz County. Within the next ten years, however, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Transportation: Railroads and Streetcars by Susan Lehmann