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

Camp Capitola Superintendentís Office

 
 
State Historic Landmark #860 image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 4, 2006
1. State Historic Landmark #860
Inscription. Californiaís first seaside resort community was established here in 1869 by Mr. F. A. Hihn. The grand opening was held on July 4, 1874, for the 15 acre resort, located in the present Village and Depot Hill areas. The Superintendentís Office, built from local redwood in the 1880ís, served as the headquarters for Camp Capitola until 1930.
 
Erected 1973 by State Department of Parks & Recreation, Capitola Historical Society. (Marker Number 860.)
 
Location. 36° 58.374′ N, 121° 57.036′ W. Marker is in Capitola, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Monterey Avenue and Capitola Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Monterey Avenue. Touch for map. Plaque is on south wall of building facing Monterey Ave. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Monterey Ave., Capitola CA 95010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capitolaís Natural Riches (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Venetian Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); China Beach (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Former Superintendent's Office for Camp Capitola Resort image. Click for full size.
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 4, 2006
2. Former Superintendent's Office for Camp Capitola Resort
The Butterfield Stage stopped here. (approx. 1.3 miles away); S.S. Palo Alto (approx. 2 miles away); Hotel Bayview (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Branciforte Adobe (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitola.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,471 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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