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Title
Grovers Mill
Grovers Mill. In 1861, three Grover brothers plus three other men established a lumber company called Grover and Company. They purchased land about two miles north of Soquel on Bates Creek and the area came to be known as Grovers Gulch. The company eventually built two more mills in the area plus mills in Scotts Valley, Porter Gulch, and Clear Creek (Brookdale). The white-bearded man is Stephen Frealon (or Freeland?) Grover, one of the three brothers.
Source of information: Clark p. 142
Koch p.117
Written on back of mounting
Publication Information
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Contributing Institution
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Collection
Photo Collection
Rights Information
This photograph/postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.
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Description
Grovers Mill. In 1861, three Grover brothers plus three other men established a lumber company called Grover and Company. They purchased land about two miles north of Soquel on Bates Creek and the area came to be known as Grovers Gulch. The company eventually built two more mills in the area plus mills in Scotts Valley, Porter Gulch, and Clear Creek (Brookdale). The white-bearded man is Stephen Frealon (or Freeland?) Grover, one of the three brothers.
Source of information: Clark p. 142
Koch p.117
Written on back of mounting
Type
image
Format
Image
Identifier
LH-0096
Language
English
Subject
Grover and Co. Sawmill
Lumbering
Place
Santa Cruz (County)
Relation
Felling the Giants, [Lumbering in the Mountains]
Industrial Development: Lumber; Lime; Fishing

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