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

Felton Presbyterian Church

 
 
Felton Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 29, 2022
1. Felton Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  
Santa Cruz County
1893
Felton Presbyterian Church
Gothic Revival Style
1st Church in Felton
Historical Trust Landmark

 
Erected by Santa Cruz County Museum of Art & History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the American Presbyterian and Reformed Historic Sites series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 37° 3.179′ N, 122° 4.455′ W. Marker is in Felton, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Felton Empire Road and Felton Empire Road, on the left when traveling west on Felton Empire Road. The marker is mounted to the right of the door on the north side of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6299 Gushee Street, Felton CA 95018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cremer House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Felton Covered Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Roaring Camp Covered Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles
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away); Wagon Top Boiler (approx. one mile away); Heisler / Shay / Climax Locomotive (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Lime Kilns (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lt. John C. Fremont Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Felton.
 
Regarding Felton Presbyterian Church. The church building is currently the Faye G. Belardi Gallery of the San Lorenzo Valley Museum.
 
Also see . . .  Felton Presbyterian Church on Wikipedia.
"The Felton Presbyterian Church (Historical Building) is a former public library and church building in Felton, California. It was located in a historic building at 6299 Gushee Street, built in 1893, known formerly as Felton Presbyterian Church. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places under its former name."
(Submitted on August 3, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.) 
 
Felton Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 29, 2022
2. Felton Presbyterian Church Marker
Felton Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 29, 2022
3. Felton Presbyterian Church
Felton Presbyterian Church c. 1893 image. Click for full size.
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4. Felton Presbyterian Church c. 1893
Dedication of Felton Branch Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Santa Cruz Public Libraries
5. Dedication of Felton Branch Library
"The building, constructed in 1893, was originally a Presbyterian church. It opened as a library in 1956 in memory of Faye G. Belardi."
Dedication of the Felton Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Santa Cruz Public Libraries
6. Dedication of the Felton Library
"The dedication of the Felton Library (Faye G. Belardi Memorial) on April 15, 1956. At the microphone is Geraldine Work, head librarian for the Santa Cruz public library system."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 3, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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