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Mission Hill is the birthplace of Santa Cruz, the first permanent European settlement in Santa Cruz County. Until the gold ... [Read more]

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The devotion of the Summit settlers to their children's education was evidenced by the number of school districts formed over this small area of the Santa Cruz Mountains. In all there were six school districts on the mountain. The first district was Summit School, originally housed in a private ..." [More]

Excerpted from Education in the Summit Road Area: 1850-1906 by Stephen Michael Payne