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Since the 1860s, geologists had been confidently predicting that there was oil on the North Coast. The early years were ... [Read more]

Meanwhile, as the Ocean Shore was building its railroad to the San Vicente, the cement plant was rising on the ... [Read more]

Early History of Davenport, by Alverda Orlando
Davenport was founded in 1868. The original town was about a mile to the north of the present location near ... [Read more]

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Meder Street stretches out long across the western edge of Santa Cruz, tying Mission Hill to the north coast. This avenue is named for Moses "Mo" A. Meder, who was born on December 18, 1802 at Grafton County, New Hampshire. He came to California in 1846, in the days before ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Moses A. Meder by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow