Tag: Andrew Putnam Hill
John Green, Big Basin’s original “Supervisor”
Recently we received an email from someone looking to identify a photograph of Big Basin Park taken by Andrew Putnam Hill that was owned by her family. Hill took many photographs of the Big Basin area in the Santa Cruz Mountains between 1900 and 1902 as part of his efforts to save the forest from…
Celebrating the Sempervirens story — more than 100 years of conservation
San Jose, CA – May 6, 2013 On May 18, 1900 the Sempervirens Club was founded by photographer and painter Andrew Putnam Hill of San Jose to save the old-growth redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains. The Sempervirens were pioneers in the conservation movement, and the home of Andrew and Florence Hill is now located…
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