In Spring Quarter 2013, Patricia Paramoure, archaeological consultant for UCSC, led a group of eight UCSC students in an archaeological internship at the Cowell Lime Works Historic District. View it here!
Discover the History
A history and tour of the Historic District at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Lime was manufactured here in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The District includes four lime kilns, the cooperage (where barrels were made), the hay barn, cookhouse, limeworker cabins, Cardiff house, and many other historic structures. Continue...Watch»
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1305 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz
Exhibit co-sponsored by the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District, San Lorenzo Valley Museum and the San Lorenzo Valley Water District
We need your help
The Cowell Lime Works Historic District needs your help with monetary donations and donations in kind to help restore the historic structures, or volunteer services to assist in reconstruction and interpretation of district history.
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