Laura Hecox and her mother, Margaret Hecox, on the front steps of the lighthouse. Miss Hecox's father was the lightkeeper until his death in 1883. After his death, Laura Hecox took over the position and served as lightkeeper for 33 years.
Date: ca. 1887
Place: Santa Cruz city
Sources of Information: Museum of Natural History; Koch. p. 29; Article on this Website, see link below.
Related Article: Laura J.F. Hecox
Original size: 8 3/4" x 5"
This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Museum of Natural History.