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From the Davenport area you can view the annual southern migration of the California gray whale. The gray whale spends ... [Read more]

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The manufacture of a superior quality of leather has long been one of the specialties of Santa Cruz County. At present the principal representative of this industry is the San Lorenzo Tannery, owned and operated by the Kron Tanning Company. The tannery is located on River Street, near the city ..." [More]

Excerpted from San Lorenzo Tannery (1896)