Six late nineteenth century cabins remain, two of them still standing, four of them collapsed, all to be restored. Beginning last June, student interns and volunteers from the community have been working weekly on restoring Cabin B.
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»
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.
Please consider joining us!