This week’s postcard is from 1902 , and it is one of my favorite postcards even though I have no idea what it says. 115 years ago this postcard was purchased, scribbled on and dropped in a mailbox somewhere in Santa Cruz. Ever since this card was mailed it has settled, unnoticed, quietly crawling through […]
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All Aboard the Seabright Trolley!
The front of this card shows a trolley pulling up to the Seabright Hotel and Station. The Seabright Station was used and advertised as an Aquatic Getaway to folks in San Francisco and San Jose, mostly between the 1890’s and 1910’s. Really, not an uncommon story in the history of Santa Cruz’s neighborhoods. Santa Cruz, […]
Colorful 1935 Santa Cruz Map
This beautiful Santa Cruz map from 1935 was a found at the recent Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library Book Sale. The map was tucked away inside a non-descript looking Soil Survey. This certainly made my day at the book sale! Soil Survey The Santa Cruz Area California By R. EARL STORIE, in Charge, […]
Hotel Palomar, New – Modern – Fireproof
New – Modern – Fireproof. From a post card contest entry sent August 1974 from El Palomar Santa Cruz to San Francisco Do you think they won anything? Postal Service, CA PM 2 Aug 1974 HOTEL PALOMAR, Santa Cruz, California New – Modern – Fireproof Located in the Heart of a Paradise of Nature […]
Before the Boardwalk – Fisherman’s Wharf
This Post Card was sent from Santa Cruz to Salt Lake City 106 years ago this month.SANTA CRUZ CAL JUL 28 5 – PM 1909 510 – Fisherman’s Wharf, SANTA CRUZ, California.
Why We Love Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz is our home. Santa Cruz is our home by choice. We are artists and professionals, surfers, nerds and coffee shop addicts. Santa Cruz brings us together and supports our various way of life in comfortable temperate beauty leaving us free to build relationships and futures in an almost eternal bubble of perfect time. […]