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, […]
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Muralist, Dylan Kelly shares with us a new piece he just wrapped! Looking forward to seeing it, in person, soon! “I recently painted a large mural on the exterior wall of Brady’s to promote “Pack Your Trash” for the neighborhood surrounding Seabright.” “[I am a] muralist and boat enthusiast living near the scene harbor area.” […]
Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz, California Can you decipher this message sent from Seabright to downtown? Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz, California A popular sheltered cove at the end of Seabright Avenue. Overlooking the beach and Monterey Bay is “The Castle”, an interesting landmark. Although Seabright no longer has a castle, it is still home to Santa […]
Christmas and the holidays are a time to be with family and showing a connection to those you love at the darkest time of the year. For those who can’t spend the holidays at home with us, we have a long tradition of sending cards, probably as long as the post office itself, For those […]
Just prior to the 1900s, Santa Cruz was enjoying a massive expansion phase. Entrepreneurs came to the area from all over the world to set up rubber, leather and limestone businesses. In the process, they introduced locals to the Victorian style of architecture, fashion and art. Local Santa Cruz’s in-house designer, Julie Rawls, has captured […]
This Post Card was sent from Seabright to San Jose 113 years ago this month.SANTA CRUZ JUN 13 8 AM SEABRIGHT S 1912 798 – Sea Beach Hotel.SantaCruz,California.