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The School Street Adobe, also called Neary-Rodriguez Adobe, is the oldest existing building in Santa Cruz County. [Read more]

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Robert Howden's Ben Lomond home was his castle, and his stone castle was his home.

He called himself an "everyday Scotsman," but his burning desire was to live in a castle. He did. He built it himself. He selected a beautiful bend on the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Howden's Castle by Margaret Koch