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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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On Saturday night, April 14th, 1894, fire ripped nearly unchecked through part of downtown Santa Cruz, and frantic citizens found they could do little more than haul as many possessions as they could carry to safety.

That afternoon a main water gate at the reservoir had burst. The water supply ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Great Santa Cruz Fire of 1894 by Pamela Reynolds