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Thousand Oaks in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Joel McCrea Ranch

 
 
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By Craig Baker, November 4, 2017
1. Joel McCrea Ranch Marker
Inscription.  This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 34° 14.637′ N, 118° 51.736′ W. Marker is in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County. Marker can be reached from N. Moorpark Road 1.6 miles north of Olsen Road. Located on property that is only open during scheduled special events. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4500 N Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks CA 91360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Norwegian Grade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pederson Ranch House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ronald Wilson Reagan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Tanner Corner (approx. 3.1 miles away); Moorpark’s Community Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lang Ranch (approx. 3˝ miles away); El Rancho Simi (approx. 4.1 miles away); Simi Library (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thousand Oaks.
 
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By Craig Baker, November 4, 2017
2. Joel McCrea Ranch
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 Welcome to the Joel McCrea Ranch (Joel and Frances McCrea Foundation). "In the early 1930’s actor Joel McCrea, based on advice from close friend and mentor Will Rogers who suggested it would be a good idea to have something to fall back on in case acting didn't work out, bought and established a working ranch in the Santa Rosa Valley area of Ventura County, California...." (Submitted on January 22, 2018.) 
 
Additional keywords. Movie Star
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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