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Cayucos in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Home of Capt. James Cass

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 5, 2013
1. Home of Capt. James Cass Marker
Inscription. Built of lumber shipped from San Francisco 1867-1875. Capt. Cass, an Englishman, came to California in 1849, settling in Cayucos in 1867 he built the wharf & warehouse in 1875. He was responsible for the early growth of Cayucos. He is recognized & honored as itís first citizen.
 
Erected 1967 by San Luis Obispo County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 35° 26.991′ N, 120° 54.359′ W. Marker is in Cayucos, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ocean Avenue and Cayucos Drive, on the right when traveling west on North Ocean Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 North Ocean Avenue, Cayucos CA 93430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cayucos by the Sea (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Landing of Filipinos in the Continental United States (approx. 5.9 miles away); Morro Rock (approx. 6 miles away); The Town of Harmony (approx. 7.7 miles away); Willow Creek Mennonite Church (approx. 10.7 miles
Home of Capt. James Cass and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 5, 2013
2. Home of Capt. James Cass and Marker
away); Preserving a Bit of History (approx. 12.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 13.1 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Cass House - History. James Cass built his house in stages between 1867 and 1875, at the time it served as the hub of all cultural and social life in Cayucos. In 1993, after a 12 year period of abandonment, Gary & Nancy Bagnall bought the property and spent 14 years meticulously restoring the house to itís original splendor... (Submitted on September 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. James Cass at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 5, 2013
3. Home of Captain James Cass
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 26 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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