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Perry House

 
 
Perry House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, August 27, 2022
1. Perry House Marker
Inscription.  
Santa Cruz
1852-53
Perry House
Built by Carpenter-Architect John B. Perry
Moved here in 1885
Historical Society

 
Erected by Santa Cruz County Museum of Art & History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 36° 58.62′ N, 122° 2.021′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Escalona Drive. The marker is mounted on the porch to the right of the front door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Escalona Drive, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon Family Home (a few steps from this marker); Colonial Revival Style (within shouting distance of this marker); Favorman Home (within shouting distance of this marker); John L./Susan Notley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgiana Bruce Kirby (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piedmont Court
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(about 400 feet away); Van Cleeck House (about 500 feet away); The First Methodist (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Santa Cruz Historic Building Survey, Volume I, 1976, Page 104
”114 Escalona Drive, Gothic Revival, 1852-53, John B. Perry
A simple, gabled, board and batten house with elaborate scrollwork bargeboards, porch brackets, and balustrade. The builder moved the house here in 1885 for his daughter who ran a school in the front room.
[Architectural Significance as an Example of its Style:] Exceptional”
    — Submitted August 29, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.
 
Perry House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 29, 2022
2. Perry House Marker
Perry House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 29, 2022
3. Perry House
Perry House (left) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Santa Cruz Public Libraries
4. Perry House (left)
Mar 1971
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 28, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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