“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Aptos, California

Clickable Map of Santa Cruz County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Santa Cruz County, CA (210) Monterey County, CA (234) San Benito County, CA (49) San Mateo County, CA (178) Santa Clara County, CA (470)  SantaCruzCounty(210) Santa Cruz County (210)  MontereyCounty(234) Monterey County (234)  SanBenitoCounty(49) San Benito County (49)  SanMateoCounty(178) San Mateo County (178)  SantaClaraCounty(470) Santa Clara County (470)
Santa Cruz is the county seat for Santa Cruz County
Aptos is in Santa Cruz County
      Santa Cruz County (210)  
      Monterey County (234)  
      San Benito County (49)  
      San Mateo County (178)  
      Santa Clara County (470)  
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1California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — Aptos Grocery & Post Office1899
Built by James Leonard & Financed by his gold mine. His son Thomas Leonard was PostmasterMap (db m195874) HM
2California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — First High Altitude Airplane Flights March 1905
One hundred years ago, in the skies above this monument, three soaring flights were made on March 16th, 17th, and 20th, by an aeroplane- glider flown by Aeronaut and parachute dare- devil, Daniel John Maloney, which had been designed and . . . Map (db m100963) HM
3California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — Hotel Bayview
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 . . . Map (db m25571) HM
4California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — S.S. Palo Alto
Though hopelessly broken and firmly at rest, the cement ship Palo Alto has become an important legacy whose value has not decreased today. As the colorful chapters of her past resonate through her hull she is protected as a historic resource, a . . . Map (db m49852) HM
5California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — Seacliff SS Palo Alto 100 years
Fearing the world might run out of steel, the United States commissioned tankers built of concrete during World War I (1914-1918). Launched in Oakland on May 29, 1919, the SS Palo Alto arrived too late to serve her intended purpose. She remained . . . Map (db m134748) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022