“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 Felton, California

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Santa Cruz is the county seat for Santa Cruz County
Felton is in Santa Cruz County
      Santa Cruz County (227)  
      Monterey County (236)  
      San Benito County (49)  
      San Mateo County (182)  
      Santa Clara County (476)  
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1California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — 583 — Felton Covered Bridge
Built in 1892-93 and believed to be the tallest covered bridge in the country, it stood as the only entry to Felton for 45 years. In 1937 it was retired from active service to become a pedestrian bridge and figured prominently in many films of that . . . Map (db m2348) HM
2California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — Felton Presbyterian Church
Santa Cruz County 1893 Felton Presbyterian Church Gothic Revival Style 1st Church in Felton Historical Trust LandmarkMap (db m203075) HM
3California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — Heisler / Shay / Climax LocomotiveNational Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark — Felton, California —
Heisler Locomotive, built by Stearns Manufacturing Company, 1899. Shay Locomotive, built by Lima Locomotive Works, 1912. Climax Locomotive, built by Climax Manufacturing Company, 1928. The Shay locomotive, patented in 1881, and its two . . . Map (db m190694) HM
4California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — Historic Lime Kilns
A hundred years ago, the intense heat from the kiln fires would have kept you at a distance. Shouts and curses in Portuguese and Italian would fill the air as men labored to quarry stone, work the kilns, and haul in hundreds of loads of firewood. . . . Map (db m58968) HM
5California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — Roaring Camp Covered Bridge
Dedicated to the pioneer spirit of America which bridges past, present and future Designed in 1844 by Thomas Willis Pratt Constructed 1969 by Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Guage RR. First Pratt-Truss covered bridge built in . . . Map (db m190688) HM
6California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — The Cremer House
The Cremer Hotel was completed in 1876 to house, feed & entertain the laborers who massed to the San Lorenzo Valley when Redwood logging began in the late 19th century. Gambling, loose women and liquor flowed freely within its redwood-framed walls, . . . Map (db m100903) HM
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7California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — Wagon Top Boiler
Common type steam boiler used in 1880's. Gets it's name from it's flat-bottomed barrel, which was originally mounted on a wagon. A high dome, mounted over the rectangular firebox, provides the "driest” steam possible which decreases the . . . Map (db m190691) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022