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

Eben Bennett Home

1871

 

—Santa Cruz County Historical Trust Landmark —

 
Eben Bennett Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 7, 2016
1. Eben Bennett Home Marker
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Inscription.
Oldest family residence on Beach Hill

Victorian-Italianate Style
 
Erected by Santa Cruz Historical Trust.
 
Location. 36° 57.983′ N, 122° 1.405′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 Main Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cocoanut Grove (approx. ¼ mile away); The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (approx. ¼ mile away); The Plunge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Before the Boardwalk (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Santa Cruz Seaside Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Love Story (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burgers at the Beach (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beauty and the Beach (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Regarding Eben Bennett Home. Eben Bennett, in conjunction with Thomas Bull (and later Henry Holms), operated local lime kilns and sold lime for construction, from 1866 to his death in 1876.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Eben Bennett Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 7, 2016
2. Eben Bennett Home and Marker
The marker is almost visible here, mounted just a bit too low to prevent it from being obscured by the fence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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