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

Vendetta Village

Corriganville

 
 
Vendetta Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, November 11, 2022
1. Vendetta Village Marker
Inscription.  
The first main set on the ranch was Vendetta Village, built for the production of the Howard Hughes film Vendetta, which began filming in 1946. The set was situated between Fort Apache and Silvertown. When the ranch was opened to the public, Ray Corrigan renamed it Corsican Village.

Photos provided by Greg Anderson.

 
Erected by Rancho Simi Recreation and Parks District, and Dylan Coty Eagle Scout Project 2022. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 34° 15.931′ N, 118° 39.236′ W. Marker is in Simi Valley, California, in Ventura County. Marker can be reached from Smith Road, half a mile east of Kuehner Drive. The marker is located in Corriganville Park, about 700 feet north of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7001 Smith Rd, Simi Valley CA 93063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 12 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Vendetta Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Apache
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Apache (about 500 feet away); Silvertown (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Silvertown (about 700 feet away); Railroad Tunnel Mound (about 700 feet away); Trail Blazers Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canyon Rock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robin Hood Lake (approx. ¼ mile away); Concrete Pool (approx. ¼ mile away); Chinese Campsite (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susanna Pass Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simi Valley.
 
Vendetta Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, November 11, 2022
2. Vendetta Village Marker
Compare the rocks in the background to the photo on the marker.
Vendetta Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, November 11, 2022
3. Vendetta Village Marker
The marker is at the center of this photo, hidden between trees.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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