My husband’s grandmother grew up in the Hollywood area (and is buried in the Hollywood Cemetery). A google reverse image search led me to this source. Florence and her sister
My family has been going to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk further back than my lifetime. This is my 25 year old grandmother in 1936. One of my favorite stories is
When I was young my Mom would take us to Santa Cruz every year for at least 2 weeks. We use to stay in these cabins right across from the
I lived in Santa Cruz from 1965 to 1968; I was playing a lot of softball at the time and my throw was quite accurate. There was a game where
I lived in Santa Cruz from 1965 to 1968. Loved the wooden roller coaster but really enjoyed the Flying Cages. Had no problem making the cage move over the top.
These are my in-laws, Lyle & Joan Ashford from 70 years ago. I love how these pics capture their fun personalities while having fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!!
This is my grandmother and her sister and cousins enjoying the Boardwalk while on the old (no longer existent) pier. She has such wonderful memories of their summer trip to
Our very first haunted ride, “Dante’s Inferno – A Trip to Hades” opened in the same exact location way back in 1932. Over many decades, we’ve re-used the same spot
This picture was taken of my mom Florence when she was in her early 20’s. Just a day at the beach with her Italian friends and family in front of
Beginning in 1957, my Grandmother Mamie started taking my brother, cousin and me to Santa Cruz each summer. Most years we would ride a Greyhound bus from Sacramento to Santa
I lived across the street from the Boardwalk from 1986 until 2002. So close that if we did not make to the concerts, we could sit on the porch and
Mom (Marci Armetta McIntire) was born in 1933. She was the joy of her parents life. Here is one of my Grandmother’s pictures of Mom at the Boardwalk, summer 1940
Every year, my family would camp at nearby Mt. Madonna County Park. We kids looked forward with glee to the day our parents would gather all the cousins together for
My Mother and her family always vacationed at Santa Cruz to escape the summer heat in Turlock. These pics are of my mother, her brothers and cousins somewhere in the
I found this at my moms house she is 92 nowadays. Those crazy kids!!!
I especially enjoyed your appreciation of the Fun House (https://blog.beachboardwalk.com/nadm-fun-house). The author’s granular memories of what it was like to spend time there coincided exactly with my own. One night