The Porter Memorial Library was constructed in 1911 to honor the legacy of the Pioneer Porter family that inhabited parts of Santa Cruz, California.
George Keating Porter moved moved to California in 1849 and arrived in Soquel in 1853.
Benjamin Franklin Porter established a tannery with his cousin and became director of the Santa Cruz National Bank.
The Pino Alto home was built in 1911 and is still at Cabrillo College In present day.
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