News & Events

  • Second annual Santa Cruz County History Fair taking place October 8

    July 24, 2016

    For the second year in a row, the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works will be hosting the Santa Cruz County History Fair. Between 20 and 30 local museums, historians, historical societies, and other groups will have displays and host activities at the October 8 event.

  • History fair a tremendous success

    January 11, 2016

    Last fall's History Fair at UCSC, sponsored by the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works, was a huge success, with nearly 300 people in attendance.

  • Who Was Henry Cowell?

    October 10, 2015

    This article is from the Fall 2015 edition of the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works newsletter, the Lime Kiln Chronicles.

  • Many local organizations to participate in History Fair at UCSC on October 24

    August 17, 2015

    The Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District is presenting a local history fair, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Henry Cowell's purchase of the land that would become UC Santa Cruz. The event will take place on Saturday, October 24, on the UCSC campus.

  • Cowell Lime Works in 1910.

    Intern with the Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District

    March 9, 2015

    UCSC Physical Planning and Construction (PP&C), together with Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District, is seeking up to three student interns to conduct research and prepare poster displays for the Henry Cowell Sesquicentennial Conference in October 2015.