By June Morrall
“Christmas in Pescadero in 1876”
The flag was raised in front of the Swanton House. The locals celebrated with roast turkey and “Eggnogs Tom & Jerry”. The kids hung their stockings stuffed with sugar plums and candy.
A bonfire was built on San Gregorio Street and in the evening the Pescadero Cornet Band entertained the villagers.
“New Years Day in Pescadero 1876”
A long line of celebrators stretched from the Swanton House to Stryker & Co.–there to give a special gift to Charles W. Swanton.