What: Historic Rincon Walk
When: Sunday, October 5th, 2014 from 10:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Henry Cowell State Parking Area on Highway 9
Map and Directions below
Price: Free, space is limited to 25 people, call to receive your spot (831) 338-8382
Join historian Frank Perry and explore the route once taken by Henry Cowell’s oxteams between his limestone quarry and his lime kilns. Using recently discovered historic photos taken along the route, we will see how this area has changed over the past 100 years.
This approximately 2.5 hour, up and back, moderately strenuous walk will cover 3 miles. This walk is limited to 25 people so please sign-up early as spaces will go quickly.
For more information and reserve a space call Lynda Phillips at (831) 338-8382. This event is co-sponsored by the ‘Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District’. Video below is about the history of the Cowell Lime Works.
Directions to parking area:
From Felton on Highway 9: Starting at Henry Cowell Park entrance drive south 3.1 miles just past mile marker #2.79.
From Highway 1 / Highway 9 intersection: Drive north on Highway 9 past Paradise Park 2.6 miles just past mile marker #2.51.
Parking area has ‘Henry Cowell State Park’ sign and Emergency Call Box.
SLV Museum website: http://www.slvmuseum.com
Friends of the Cowell Lime Works website: http://limeworks.ucsc.edu
If your not up for the walk or if it is full you can check out SLV Museums current exhibit ‘Crystals Caves & Kilns’ going on until November 30th, 2014.