California State Historic Landmark 448
"Mountain Charley" McKiernan, one of earliest residents of the Santa Cruz
Mountains, settled near here in 1850. John Martin Schultheis and his wife homesteaded land about
a mile from here in 1852. Their home still standing (1950). The Patchen post office, named for a
famous race horse, was located in this vicinity 1872-1920's.
Nothing remains of this site.
Intersection of Old Santa Cruz Hwy (PM 3.57) and Mtn Charlie Rd, 1.2 mi SE of Holy City.
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