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

Lang Ranch

Oakbrook Regional Park Archeological Area

 
 
Lang Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
1. Lang Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Dating as far back as 12,000 years ago until the late 1800’s, Chumash people had established many villages and seasonal encampments in this area due to territorial and ritual privileges and the abundant source of food and water bestowed upon the ancient Chumash and their descendants.
 
Erected by City of Thousand Oaks. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative AmericansParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 34° 12.719′ N, 118° 48.951′ W. Marker is in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County. Marker can be reached from Lang Ranch Parkway, half a mile east of Westlake Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the Chumash Indian Museum parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy, Thousand Oaks CA 91362, 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. A different marker also named The Lang Ranch (about 700 feet away, measured
Lang Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
2. Lang Ranch Marker
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in a direct line); Crowley House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Early Ranchers of this Historic Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jungleland (approx. 3.2 miles away); Norwegian Grade (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ronald Wilson Reagan (approx. 3.3 miles away); Joel McCrea Ranch (approx. 3½ miles away); Pederson Ranch House (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thousand Oaks.
 
Regarding Lang Ranch. This is City of Thousand Oaks Historical Landmark No. 5, and Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 90.
 
Also see . . .  Chumash Indian Museum. Nature hikes, events, hours, admission, etc. (Submitted on July 15, 2018.) 
 
Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
3. Museum Sign
Sign at Driveway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
4. Sign at Driveway
Sign on Avenida De Los Arboles image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
5. Sign on Avenida De Los Arboles
Museum Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
6. Museum Display
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on August 8, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022