Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Before the Boardwalk
The popularity of beaches grew in the late 1800’s as people came to believe that “taking the waters” was good for their health. Bathhouses sprung up along the beach in Santa Cruz, giving visitors a place to safeguard their modesty when changing into bathing clothes before entering the water.
Erected by Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Sports.
Location. 36° 57.832′ N, 122° 1.167′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Beach Street. This marker is located under the covered arcade, facing the beach, between the two sets of stairs.Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Beach Street, 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. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plunge (within shouting distance of this marker); A Love Story (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cocoanut Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); The Santa Cruz Seaside Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Beauty and the Beach (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burgers at the Beach (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.