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Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District

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General Agency Information
Name:Friends of the Cowell Lime Works Historic District
Address:1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
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Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:University and community volunteer group in support of the preservation, restoration and interpretation of historic structures associated with the 19th century Cowell Lime Works Historic District on the UC Santa Cruz campus. The district is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mission:Preservation, restoration and interpretation of historic buildings, lime kilns, and other features in the Cowell Lime Works Historic District.
Programs:Volunteers are solicited to participate in archaeological projects, building restoration and other preservation projects. Group offers occasional guided tours and holds other events.
Equipment:Tools for archaeological and restoration projects are supplied and supervision and direction are provided.
Meetings:Friends Board meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, noon to 2:00 at the UCSC University Relations office at 2155 Delaware Avenue in Santa Cruz.
Publications:Historic District Walking Tour brochure, online and at Campus Admissions Office
Lime Kiln Chronicles newsletter published twice each year online and sent to members
Volunteer Info:All volunteers welcome. Student interns and volunteers participate in a range of preservation projects, including archaeological excavation and restoration of workers' cabins. Interested persons should contact Alisa Klaus, at the phone or email below.
Languages other than English:Can Arrange for Others
Accommodations for Disabled:Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:Annual Dues
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:Contributions

Frank  Perry
President of the Friends Board

Contact Persons

Alisa  Klaus

Related Agencies
Parent Agency:University of California Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
 Historic Preservation
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified March 10, 2015

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