Near Pescadero in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Steele Brothers’ Dairy Ranches
Erected 1982 by California State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Año Nuevo Interpretive Association. (Marker Number 906.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 7.136′ N, 122° 18.41′ W. Marker is near Pescadero, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Año Nuevo State Park Road near Cabrillo Highway (State Route 1), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pescadero CA 94060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steele Ranch (a few steps from this marker); Año Nuevo Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Dickerman-Steele House Don Gaspar de Portolá (approx. 2.2 miles away); Swanton (approx. 5.6 miles away); Big Creek Light and Power Company (approx. 5.7 miles away); Pigeon Point Lighthouse (approx. 6.4 miles away); Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pescadero.
More about this marker. This marker is currently found in the enclosed porch of the creamery, now the volunteer headquarters and park office. Evidence on the marker indicates that at one time it was mounted outside. Plans to re-erected the marker are unknown at this time.
Also see . . . The Steele Brothers' Dairies of Pescadero - San Mateo County Genealogy Blog. In the 1850s Clara Steele settled with her family near San Francisco. She missed the delicious cheddar cheese she enjoyed back in Ohio made from a family recipe, so she hired an Indian man to help her wrangle the cattle grazing near her home. With the milk from these cattle she replicated the cheddar cheese she so loved... Clara, (Submitted on February 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.