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

Stagecoach Inn

 
 
Stagecoach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
1. Stagecoach Inn Marker
Inscription. Originally located some 200 yards to the north, the Stagecoach Inn was built in 1876. Its redwood lumber came by sea and was freighted up the steep Conejo Grade by multi-team wagons. From 1887 to 1901, the hotel served as a regular depot for the Coast Stage Line, which carried both passengers and mail. In 1965 it was moved to its present location.
 
Erected 1966 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Conejo Valley Historical Society and Mr. and Mrs. H. Allen Hays. (Marker Number 659.)
 
Location. 34° 10.675′ N, 118° 54.73′ W. Marker is in Newbury Park, California, in Ventura County. Marker can be reached from North Ventu Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Stagecoach Inn Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 North Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park CA 91320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stagecoach Inn and Sycamore Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronald Wilson Reagan (approx. 7.7 miles away); Rancho Simi (1795) (approx. 9.2 miles away); Familia Diaz Cafe
Stagecoach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
2. Stagecoach Inn
(approx. 14.6 miles away); Portolα Expedition (approx. 14.6 miles away); Birthplace of Union Oil Company of California (approx. 14.8 miles away); Saint Francis Dam Disaster Memorial (approx. 15 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Stagecoach Inn Museum. The Stagecoach Inn Museum site includes the Stagecoach Inn and other historical buildings from the area. (Submitted on January 12, 2012.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. The Stagecoach Inn Museum
A living museum park of which several historic buildings and displays are presented. In addition to the Stagecoach Inn there is the Timber School and The Tri-Village. The Tri-Village display includes dwellings that represent the three historic eras in the Conejo Valley. They include the Newbury Pioneer House, the Spanish Adobe and a Chumash Village.
    — Submitted January 12, 2012.

 
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Stagecoach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
3. Stagecoach Inn
Dr. Cyril W. Anderson Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
4. Dr. Cyril W. Anderson Dedication Plaque
Dedicated to
Dr. Cyril W. Anderson
1st Director of the
Stagecoach Inn,
and
his wife, Marjorie
June 17, 1984
Conejo Vally Men's Club Federated Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
5. Conejo Vally Men's Club Federated Marker
A dedication plaque located on the grounds:
A gift of beauty
to the community
from
Conejo Valley
Men's Club Federated
1970
Timber School image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
6. Timber School
The Timber School was completed 1889, with a class size of 42 students.
See the Stagecoach Inn Museum link for additional information and historical photos.
Timber School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
7. Timber School Marker
Timber School
Originally built in 1889
Reconstructed: 1991-94
Conejo Valley Unified School District
Student Builders

Lee Campbell • Danny Chavarria • Brett Compositer • Kyle Cornelius • Jason Flame • Justin Flame • Wayne Flittner • Brian Foster • John Fransen • Chris Gamble • Shane Hale • Jeremy Hanlon • Dan Hansen • Jeremy Harrell • Mark Hankins • Javier Hernandez • Sherif Iskander • Chris Johnson • Leland Kimball • Damon La Blue • Paul Laster • Jennifer Letness • Amanda Leyva • Josh Luster • Robert Maldanado • Darrin McKinson • Frank Medina • Mike Norris • Victor Pineda • Angel Quintero • Kenny Scott • Rob Shielly • Jesse Silva • Jason Smith • Matt Steffey • Greg Stewart • Jeff Taylor • David Tully • Edvin Urias • Richard Walker • Eric Wohlers • Ted Yoshiwara • Alex Zepeda

Instructor: Mr. Randy Porter
Assistant: Mrs. Pat Armstrong
Dedicated by the Students to the Memory of
Dr. Paris Earls
May 21, 1995
Timber School image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
8. Timber School
Tri-Village Living Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
9. Tri-Village Living Museum Marker
Tri-Village Living Museum
Dedicated December 19, 1976
Coneived, designed and constructed by
Conejo Valley Bicentennial
Centennial Commission
with the support and encouragement of
The City of Thousand Oaks
Conejo Recreation & Parks District
Conejo Valley Historical Society
Dedicated as a legacy to our heirs
and successors as a lasting reminder
of the 200th Anniversary of
the birth of our great nation.
Newbury Pioneer House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
10. Newbury Pioneer House
This is a replica of the original 1874 home of Mr. and Mrs. Egbert Newbury.
Newbury Pioneer House Front Porch image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
11. Newbury Pioneer House Front Porch
The Spanish Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
12. The Spanish Adobe
Also part of the Tri Village Exhibit, is the Spanish Adobe. It emphasizes the importance of the Spanish-Mexican influence in the shaping of the heritage in the Conejo Valley.
Adobe Oven image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
13. Adobe Oven
El Camino Real Bell on Display image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
14. El Camino Real Bell on Display
Stagecoach image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
15. Stagecoach
Stagecoach image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
16. Stagecoach
Stagecoach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
17. Stagecoach Inn Marker
City of Thousand Oaks
Historical Landmark No. 1
Stagecoach Inn
Original structure was built in 1876 near the 101 freeway and Ventu Park Road as The grand Union Hotel. In 1965 the inn was moved to the present location. The building was destroyed in 1970 by fire and rebuilt maintaining the original Monterey style architecture.
National Register of Historic Places
State Landmark No. 659
Stagecoach Inn Markers image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
18. Stagecoach Inn Markers
This property is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places
United States Department of Interior

Stagecoach Inn Museum
California Registered
Historical Landmark 659
Built 1876
Reconstructed after fire gutted
structure on April 25, 1970. Original
building and land donated by
Mr. and Mrs. H. Allen Hays
Operated as Museum by
The Conejo Valley Historical Society
under the auspices of
The Conejo Recreation and Park District
The Barn at Tri-Village image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
19. The Barn at Tri-Village
A Wagon is Part of the Tri-Village Living History Display image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 1, 2007
20. A Wagon is Part of the Tri-Village Living History Display
El Camino Real Bell image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
21. El Camino Real Bell
Stagecoach Inn Museum Sign at the Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
22. Stagecoach Inn Museum Sign at the Entrance
Museum 51 So. Ventu Park Rd.
Hours Wed.-Sun. 1-4 P.M.
Conejo Valley Historical Society
Conejo Recreation & Park District
 
 
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