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Cowell Lime Works

 
 
Cowell Lime Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank A. Perry, circa 2009
1. Cowell Lime Works Marker
Inscription.
The Cowell Lime Works Historic District
[1850s-1920s]
on the campus of the
University of California, Santa Cruz
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the U.S. Department of the Interior

 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 36° 58.723′ N, 122° 3.264′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Glen Coolidge Drive just north of High Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Cruz CA 95064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lady of the Night (approx. one mile away); Williams (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grave of Grove C. Cook (approx. 1.1 miles away); California Pioneers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Arthur A. Taylor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Isaac Graham: “Swashbuckling Soldier of Fortune (approx. 1.1 miles away); Louden (London) Nelson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mary Amney Case (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a rock at the old Cook House (now the Admissions Office)
Davis & Cowell Lime Works, Santa Cruz image. Click for full size.
By Lawrence & Houseworth, 1866
2. Davis & Cowell Lime Works, Santa Cruz
near the main entrance to the University of California-Santa Cruz campus.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lime Kiln Legacies. (Submitted on April 7, 2013, by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey.)
2. The Cowell Lime Works. A youtube video detailing the history of the Cowell Lime Works. (Submitted on April 7, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNatural Resources
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Doran Howitt of Fair Lawn, New Jersey.   2. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area view of the marker and its surroundings. • Photo of the Cook House (UC Santa Cruz Admissions Office. • Can you help?
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