Storke History of Ventura County–1891

A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura, California
by Yda Addis Storke
Published in 1891 in Chicago by the Lewis Publishing Co.

Digital version of this book

Biographies from Storke’s book may be found on the Biographies page.

Ventura County

 Early Settlement (pp. 183-194)      The More Murder
     Government and Business      Rancho Sespe
     Division from Santa Barbara      Fillmore
     Organization and Annals      Bardsdale
General Description (pp. 195-202)      An Earthly Paradise, Piru City
     Water Supply      Rancho Camulos
     Timber Supply      Rancho San Francisco
     San Nicolas Island Western Portion of Ventura (pp. 226-228)
     Geology      Rancho Canada San Miguelito
     Climate      Rancho Canada Larga o’Verdo
     Churches of Ventura      Ojai Rancho
     Public Schools      The Ojai Valley
Eastern Portion of Ventura (pp. 203-209)      Santa Ana Valley
     Santa Clara Valley      Rancho Santa Ana
     Rancho La Colonia San Buenaventura (pp. 229-241)
     Hueneme      Its Institutions
     Guadalasca Rancho      Floriculture
     Las Posas Rancho      County Hospital
     Simi Rancho      Court-House
     Rancho Tapo      Jail
     Springville      Banks
     Calleguas Rancho      Churches
     Rancho El Conejo      The Press
     Newbury Park      Bench and Bar
     Timberville Resources (pp. 241-260)
Central Portion of Ventura (pp. 210-225)      Agriculture
     Rancho San Miguel      Horticulture
     Rancho Santa Paula y Saticoy      The Year’s Exports
     Town of Santa Paula      Stock-Raising
     Saticoy      Bee-Keeping
     New Jerusalem      Mining
     Montalvo      Mineral Oils