The Swamp House

The Swamp House (HM1ZDK)

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

N 37° 7.439', W 122° 7.352'

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Locally known as "The Swamp House," from 1892 to 1920, this brothel occupied what is now the empty lot behind the Odd Fellow Hall. The high water table created a murky slough in front of this den of intiquity, and to approach the house, patrons had to cross the swamp on a rickety raised-plank board walk. As a result The Swamp House was probably the only whorehouse in the valley untroubled by rowdy drunks. "Hell," the loggers agreed, "you have to be plumb sober just to make it to the front door."
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HM NumberHM1ZDK
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByThe San Lorenzo Valley History Museum The International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 152 El Viceroy Marques de Branciforte Chapter 1797 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 577947 N 4108986
Decimal Degrees37.12398333, -122.12253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.439', W 122° 7.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 26.34" N, 122° 7' 21.12" W
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Area Code(s)831, 408
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13120 Pine St, Boulder Creek CA 95006, US
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