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For thousands of years until a mere one hundred fifty years ago, Santa Cruz and its surrounding lands were the ... [Read more]

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Surely back in the mid-to-late 1800's there were many who were looking for new adventures, and with the onset of the California Gold Rush in 1849, many moved west in search of that opportunity. The mass migration brought many an entrepreneur to California in search of a prosperous new life. ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: William Waddell by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow