A New England town on
the Coastside - that's Pescadero. The old frame houses and
steepled churches reflect the town's pioneer Yankee roots,
although today, people of many cultural backgrounds call
A stroll around
Pescadero reminds you of American small towns everywhere. A
few restaurants, grocery stores, and a hardware store serve
the needs of residents and visitors alike. But there is a
difference. Instead of having a Main Street, Pescadero was on
the main road along the coast, and stage coaches brought
hundreds of visitors to enjoy the famous resort hotels (now
long gone) and Pebble Beach, two miles away.
Community Church, its steeple standing tall above the town, is
a California Registered Landmark. Built in 1867 in the
Classical Revival style, it is the oldest church in San Mateo
County on its original site.