Simi Valley in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
(Marker Number 134.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the California, Ventura County Historical Landmarks, and the Historic Trees 🌲 series lists.
Location. 34° 15.928′ N, 118° 43.144′ W. Marker is in Simi Valley, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on Heritage Oak Court 0.1 miles west of Tapo Canyon Road, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Simi Valley CA 93063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simi Elementary School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village (approx. 1.3 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Perished (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rocketdyne Santa Susana Field LaboratorySanta Susana Railroad Depot (approx. 3.3 miles away); Corriganville (approx. 3.7 miles away); Simi Adobe (approx. 4.8 miles away); El Rancho Simi (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simi Valley.
Regarding Heritage Oak. The tree was cut down in 2007 because it had died. A section of the tree is on display below the marker.
Ventura County Historical Landmark Statement of Significance:
No. 134, Coast Live Oak Tree. Age unknown. Designated August 1990.
The oldest and largest oak tree standing in Simi Valley (Quercus Agrifolia), it has a canopy of over 100 feet, and trunk measuring 9 feet across. It cannot be cored accurately to determine its age because it has a large cavity.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.