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Covered Bridges, by John V. Young
Santa Cruz County has the most covered bridges still standing of any county in the state, all of them deep ... [Read more]

The structure that is now the Felton Branch Library was built as the Presbyterian Church in Felton in 1893. It ... [Read more]

During the past year moulding sand has been added to the list of commercial minerals produced in Santa Cruz County. [Read more]

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For thirty-six years he lived quietly on a small homestead which was located atop a wooded hill at the end of Branciforte Drive in the Vine Hill district. When he died in 1893 he was a wizened old man bent low with age, sporting a balding pate and grizzled ..." [More]

Excerpted from Uncle Dave's Story: The Life of Ex-Slave Dave Boffman by Phil Reader