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Capitola, California Historical Markers

 
Former Superintendent's Office for Camp Capitola Resort image, Touch for more information
By Leticia A. Kohnen, October 4, 2006
Former Superintendent's Office for Camp Capitola Resort
California (Santa Cruz County), Capitola — 860 — Camp Capitola Superintendent’s Office
California’s first seaside resort community was established here in 1869 by Mr. F. A. Hihn. The grand opening was held on July 4, 1874, for the 15 acre resort, located in the present Village and Depot Hill areas. The Superintendent’s Office, built . . . — Map (db m2351) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Capitola — Capitola’s Natural RichesThe Capitola Wharf
The riches of river and sea have attracted people to this area for hundreds of years. The Soquel Ohlone Indians once hunted and gathered in nearby valleys and along the shore, Later Chinese and Italian fishermen harvested the bay’s fish and . . . — Map (db m63623) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Capitola — China Beach
During the 1870's and 1880's, a small village constructed of scrap lumber and driftwood was erected at the base of these cliffs. Known as China Beach, or China Cove, it was established by Chinese fishermen who set their nets by boat and then hauled . . . — Map (db m19881) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Capitola — Venetian Court
First California Condominium Sea Side Resort Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the Department of Parks and Recreation 1924 — Map (db m63709) HM

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