View of ocean waves along West Cliff Drive between the Santa Cruz wharf and Lighthouse Point, showing a portion of the Phelan estate. James Phelan Sr. bought the estate from the Pelton family in 1887. The estate included garden statuary and a salt water pool. Portions of the estate were later given to the Catholic church for a school and home for the Oblates of St. Joseph.
Place: Santa Cruz City
Sources of Information: Museum of Natural History; Chase. pp. 2-3; Koch. p. 213; Clark pp. 255-256.
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Original size: 8" x 5 1/4"
This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Museum of Natural History.