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History of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, by City of Santa CruzA history of the Civic Auditorium building in Santa Cruz. [Read more] Read more]
Construction Chronology of the Site of Holy Cross Church: The Mission Era, by Edna E. KimbroConstruction activities atop Mission Hill in Santa Cruz began in 1792 with construction of the adobe convento, 64 varas (176 ... [Read more]
Construction Chronology of the Site of Holy Cross Church: Ex-Mission Santa Cruz became Holy Cross, by Edna E. KimbroFollowing Fr. Jose Antonio Suarez Del Real's departure for Mexico in 1845, other priests, including Anzar of Mission San Juan ... [Read more] Read more] Read more]
Commercial Development: Downtown business; Residential development, by Susan LehmannAs discussed in an earlier section, the Santa Cruz Mission and its satellite properties (including the Mission gardens, orchard and ... [Read more]
The First Aptos Library, and How It Grew…, by Margaret SouzaMany Aptos residents believe that “Helen’s” (Wikkerink) library, which began in 1944, was the first library in the area. It ... [Read more]
The Laguna Limekilns: Bonny Doon, by Robert W. PiwarzykThe presence or absence of firebricks at an industrial site, and the names found on these bricks, is revealing. [Read more]
The Laguna Limekilns: Bonny Doon, by Robert W. Piwarzykwedge-shaped brick used in building an arch. Usually an arch brick is wedged such that it appears truncated when viewing ... [Read more]
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This is part of The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz.
Excerpted from Degree of Damage and Public Reaction to Floods by Daniel McMahon