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Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Scott House

1853

 
 
Scott House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
1. Scott House Marker
Inscription.
Greek Revival Style
Built by Hiram Scott
early landholder

 
Erected by Santa Cruz Historical Trust.
 
Location. 37° 2.956′ N, 122° 1.1′ W. Marker is in Scotts Valley, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Civic Center Drive. Click for map. The Scott House is located in MacDorsa Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Civic Center Drive, Scotts Valley CA 95066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Felton Covered Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Cremer House (approx. 3 miles away); The Branciforte Adobe (approx. 4.1 miles away); Salz Tannery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Historic Lime Kilns (approx. 4.3 miles away); Glenwood (approx. 4.4 miles away); Charles Martin Winery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Branciforte (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scotts Valley.
 
Also see . . .  A Glimpse at Scotts Valley's History. The American occupation of Alta California brought changes to Scotts Valley. Majors was chosen alcalde (mayor) of Santa Cruz and was later elected county treasurer. By 1850 he was ready to sell his large valley holdings.
Scott House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
2. Scott House Marker
Marker is to the left of the entrance.
Hiram Scott, a young Maine seaman turned gold miner, wished to purchase the ranch. Scott started making payments on the San Agustin in 1852 and soon sent for his relatives in Maine.
(Submitted on January 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Rear View of the Scott House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
3. Rear View of the Scott House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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