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

Hunt Olive Tree

 
 
Hunt Olive Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 28, 2018
1. Hunt Olive Tree Marker
Inscription.  Only surviving tree of an orchard planted by R.O. Hunt on the Salto Ranch which he established in 1876.
 
Erected by City of Thousand Oaks. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 34° 11.084′ N, 118° 53.627′ W. Marker is in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on Hillcrest Drive west of Lynn Road, on the left when traveling west. Located next to the parking lot entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 W Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks CA 91360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civic Center (approx. half a mile away); The Janss House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stagecoach Inn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stagecoach Inn and Sycamore Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pederson Ranch House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jungleland
Hunt Olive Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 28, 2018
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Early Ranchers of this Historic Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Crowley House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thousand Oaks.
 
Regarding Hunt Olive Tree. This is Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 64, designated in 1981, when the tree was over 100 years old. The tree was moved to its present site in 1993.
 
Hunt Olive Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 28, 2018
3. Hunt Olive Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on September 2, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022