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

Hotel Bayview

 
 
Hotel Bayview Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, December 3, 2009
1. Hotel Bayview Marker
Inscription. This establishment sits on a portion of the Mexican Grant Rancho de Aptos conveyed to Rafael Castro by Jose Figueroa in 1833. The hotel was built in 1870 by Jose Arano, a french basque who had married Castro's youngest daughter Maria de Las Augustia. It was moved 150 feet west in 1953 and remains today the oldest hotel in Santa Cruz County.

Dedicated with tender loving care by Monterey Viejo Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
November 2,1974

 
Erected 1974 by Monterey Viejo Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 36° 58.64′ N, 121° 54.021′ W. Marker is in Aptos, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is on Soquel Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8041 Soquel Drive, Aptos CA 95003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. S.S. Palo Alto (approx. 0.8 miles away); China Beach (approx. 2.1 miles away); First High Altitude Airplane Flights March 1905 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Capitolaís Natural Riches
Santa Cruz County Historical Trust Landmark image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, December 3, 2009
2. Santa Cruz County Historical Trust Landmark
1878
Bayview Hotel
Built by Jose Arano as
part of Aptos Depot.
Now the County's oldest hotel
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Camp Capitola Superintendentís Office (approx. 2.8 miles away); Venetian Court (approx. 3 miles away); Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Butterfield Stage stopped here. (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aptos.
 
Regarding Hotel Bayview. This site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1992.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Spirit of Aptos. This 1994 Santa Cruz Public Library article tells of the Santa Cruz County Historical Trust Landmark plaque dedication, the history of the building and the “Permanent Residents” of this hotel. (Submitted on December 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. The Bayview Hotel. The official website of the Bayview Hotel displays photos of the rooms and furnishings. (Submitted on December 16, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Hotel Bayview image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, December 3, 2009
3. Hotel Bayview
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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