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The Willoughby Family, 1931
Alfred and Emily Willoughby often came to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to visit their daughter Esther Willoughby Harris and her husband John Ralph Harris and their precious granddaughter in...
Flowers for the Santa Cruz Seaside Company, 1915
I recently bought the book, “The Santa Cruz Boardwalk a Century by the Sea”. On page 57 there is this 1915 mention of “novel ways to attract attention and promote the Santa Cruz...
My birthday with my awesome dad, 1971
Every year on my birthday, starting in 1971, my Dad and I had a date, lunch at Castignolas, at a table overlooking the Boardwalk. Then we would go spend the afternoon having the time of...
Grandkids first visit to the Boardwalk, 2018
This picture is of our 2 youngest grandchildren and their first visit to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Our family has been coming here since the late 1940s. I sometimes joke that you...
Better than Disneyland, 2018
My children have been to Disneyland dozens of times but say they have more fun on "our" boardwalk. Coasters, thrill rides and ice cream cones are what they love. Thank you Boardwalk...
My family has been spending summers in Santa Cruz since my Grandmother was young. We would stay at the Terrace Courts for months. This is a photo we took in one of the old photo scenes. We have a lot of...
4th of July , 2015
My family is from Valencia California and I had opportunity to take my family last year for the first time to Santa Cruz and enjoy the Boardwalk. A very memorable experience especially since we were...
Great Times in the Warm California Sun, 1972
My first memory was at the age of 5. After a fun day on the beach we climbed up the stairs to buy soft-serve ice cream, chocolate-covered bananas, cotton candy, candied apples,...
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