#0860 Superintendent's Office


#0860 Superintendent's Office

Site information:

201 Monterey Ave, Capitola


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Camp Capitola Superintendent's Office

California’s first seaside resort community was established here in 1869 by Mr. F. A. Hihn. The grand opening was held on July 4, 1874, for the 15 acre resort, located in the present Village and Depot Hill areas. The Superintendent’s Office, built from local redwood in the 1880’s, served as the headquarters for Camp Capitola until 1930.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Capitola Historical Society, July 28, 1973.

Registered 4/26/1973