Santa Cruz County History - Articles


Browsing Local History Articles tagged "Seabright"

Reminiscences of Seabright: Excerpts, by Elizabeth M.C. Forbes
In Seabright, near Santa Cruz, lives Miss Forbes, a cousin of Sir Archibald Forbes, who is a shining light as ... [Read more]

Although the Boardwalk was the primary commercial endeavor to capitalize on tourism at the beach, no history of Santa Cruz ... [Read more]

Search Local History Articles

» Browse by Author

Explore Santa Cruz County History!

In order to appreciate the business climate in which this fortune was begun and expanded, it is necessary to understand the economic and demographic impact the Gold Rush had on the development of San Francisco and the whole of central California.

As John S. Hittel wrote in 1882:

..." [More]

Excerpted from The Gold Rush and the Early Years (1850-1865) by Laurie MacDougall