Category Archives: Map

Santa Cruz: 1890’s Map

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Boulder Creek: 1910 Cemetery Map

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Public Library, Special Collections.

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Disaster Diary: Felton Grove Flood Control Map – 1986

This map was part of a study by Santa Cruz County and the Army Corps of Engineers to consider options for flood control in Felton Grove in the 1980’s. In 1998/99 the house elevation project began (the flood of 1998 … Continue reading

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1895 Felton Map 1E

This 1895 Felton map from the UCSC Digital Collection is the last of the 1895 series I haveĀ  so far. It shows the Public School, a narrow gauge railroad side track, a wagon shed and an old Holmes Lime Co. … Continue reading

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1895 Felton Map 1D

This 1895 Felton map from the UCSC Digital Collection shows a closeup view of an old church, a wood shed and even a couple of outhouses on Wright St. I love it!

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1895 Felton Map 1C

This 1895 Felton map from the UCSC Digital Collection confused me at first. As I mentioned earlier, I LOVE maps but am not good at reading them. As my clients can attest, I often point to the left and say … Continue reading

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1895 Felton Map 1B

This 1895 Felton map from the UCSC Digital Collection shows a close-up view of the old livery, wagon shop, Grand Central Hotel and many other buildings in old Felton.

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1895 Felton Map 1A

This 1895 Felton map is from the UCSC Digital Collection. The county surveyor told me that Baldwin Ave. is now Highway 9 and River is now Graham Hill Rd. Very cool!

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Learning To Read Maps

I am currently teaching my 6 year old granddaughter how to read maps (“I’m almost 7, Grama”). First, I printed out a map that included her house and mine. Since we both live in Felton, that was easy. Then I … Continue reading

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