Santa Cruz County History - Arts

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Duncan McPherson, longtime publisher and editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel, is another member of an elite group of pioneers who oversaw the growth of Santa Cruz.

Born of Scottish ancestry on April 13, 1839 at Rigo, New York, McPherson crossed the plains with his parents in 1852 and engaged ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Duncan McPherson by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow