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

Francisco Alzina House

 
 
Francisco Alzina House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
1. Francisco Alzina House Marker
Inscription.
1850 Home of Francisco Alzina,
Santa Cruz’ first sheriff
under state government

Santa Cruz Historical Society

 
Erected by Santa Cruz Historical Trust.
 
Location. 36° 58.666′ N, 122° 1.83′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Sylvar Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Sylvar Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willey House (a few steps from this marker); Site of Santa Cruz Mission (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Revival Style (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgiana Bruce Kirby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Cruz County World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kirby House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Cruz Main Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); People's Bank (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Regarding Francisco Alzina House. This simple house, in the form of a New England style saltbox, is said to be the oldest frame house in Santa Cruz. It was built for Francisco Alzina, a prominent
Francisco Alzina House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
2. Francisco Alzina House and Marker
The marker is mounted at the far right of the front of the building.
early citizen.
Source: Mission Hill Walking Tour brochure
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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