Category Archives: Pescadero’s Pebble Beach Hotel

1891: The Battle Over Pretty Pebbles At Pescadero…. (2)

Loren Coburn and Joe Levy had been feuding for a decade. During the 1880s, Levy and his brothrs, Armand and Fernand, had opened a general store in the old, two-story McCormick building, near the Swanton House, once a quaint hotel … Continue reading

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1891: The Battle Over Pretty Pebbles At Pescadero…. (1)

Pebble Beach, a contrast of stark, moonscape-like rock formations, peaceful tidepools and nature’s amazing cache of colorful, smooth stones, lies between the village of Pescadero and the Pigeon Point lighthouse. More than one hundred years ago Pescadero was a remote … Continue reading

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Galen Wolf Watercolor of the Pebble Beach Hotel….aka "Coburn's Folly"

(Galen Wolf watercolor of Loren Coburn’s Folly, also known as the Pebble Beach Hotel, south of Pescadero.)

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