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

The Piru Mansion

Newhall Mansion

 

— Cook Mansion —

 
Piru Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
1. Piru Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1886-1890 by David Caleb Cook.
Destroyed by fire February 18, 1981.
Rebuilt 1981-1983 by Ruth and Scott Newhall,
with the skills of the following artists and artisans:
John L. Schleimer, J & J Construction Co, Contractor.
Thomas L, Sutton, Architect.
Ebin T. Truesdell, Designer and Woodworker.
Steve McKeown, Foreman.
(Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California, Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 34° 25.084′ N, 118° 47.695′ W. Marker is in Piru, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on Park Street 0.2 miles north of Center Street, on the left when traveling north. The mansion and grounds are only open during private events. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 829 Park St, Piru CA 93040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Portolá Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Francis Dam Disaster (approx. 0.6 miles away); Governor Juan Alvarado
Piru Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
2. Piru Mansion Marker
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Rancho Camulos (approx. 2.3 miles away); Southern Pacific Depot (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Artists’ Barn (approx. 6.8 miles away); 364 Central Avenue (approx. 6.9 miles away); 362 Central Avenue (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piru.
 
Regarding The Piru Mansion. Also known as Newhall Mansion, Cook Mansion, and Warring Mansion, this is Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 4, designated in 1969.
 
Also see . . .  List of Ventura County Historical Landmarks. (Submitted on April 7, 2021.)
 
The Piru Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
3. The Piru Mansion
Piru United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
4. Piru United Methodist Church
Located nearby, on Center Street at Park Street. Built in 1890 by David Cook. Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 51, designated in 1979.
First Church in Piru / Sullivan House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
5. First Church in Piru / Sullivan House
Located on Center Street near Main Street. Built in 1887. Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 154, designated in 1995.
Piru Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
6. Piru Hotel
Located on Main Street at Center Street. Built in 1888 for Piru’s founder David Cook. Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 124, designated in 1989.
Piru Train Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, April 6, 2021
7. Piru Train Bridge
Located behind Warring Park. Built in 1900. Ventura County Historical Landmark No. 101, designated in 1986.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   7. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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