Grace Episcopal Church Building

Grace Episcopal Church Building (HM16H4)

Location: Boulder Creek, CA 95006 Santa Cruz County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.003', W 122° 7.239'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 105 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
The building stands in the original town of Lorenzo, laid out by sawmill owner Joseph Peery, who included a "no whiskey" clause in each lot's deed. In 1885 Boulder Creek was chosen for the terminus of the railroad from Felton, and after a fire devastated Lorenzo in 1897. Boulder Creek prevailed. During aggressive clashes over restricting liquor, gambling and prostitution, Peery's mill was torched, as were the Methodist and Presbyterian Churches, hence this building is the oldest surviving building in Boulder Creek.Grace Mission was established in May 1905 and this land was purchased. Arthur Darwall, who conducted services, and his son, are credited with the building construction. Opening services, November 1906, were held by Archdeacon Emery of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. When congregation numbers dwindled, Boulder Creek and Ben Lomond parishes were consolidated and Grace Episcopal closed.The building lay unused for several years until purchased in 1923 by the Christian Science Society. Isaiah Hartman loaned over half of the $1000 required. In 1955 the Society attained church status and the name was officially changed to First Church of Christ Scientist, Boulder Creek and in 1978, the Church was officially dedicated. In 1995, the property was sold to the Boulder Creek Historical Society to house the San Lorenzo Valley Museum's collections. It opened to the community in 1999.Erected August 20, 2011 (6016 A.S.)San Lorenzo Valley Historical MuseumEl Viceroy Marques de Braniforte Chapter 1797Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM16H4
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Tags
Year Placed2011
Placed BySan Lorenzo Valley Historical Museum & E Clampus Vitus, El Viceroy Marquez de Branciforte Chapter 1797
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 578122 N 4108182
Decimal Degrees37.11671667, -122.12065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.003', W 122° 7.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 0.18" N, 122° 7' 14.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)831, 408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12547 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek CA 95006, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?