“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fillmore, California

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Ventura is the county seat for Ventura County
Fillmore is in Ventura County
      Ventura County (149)  
      Kern County (315)  
      Los Angeles County (1265)  
      Santa Barbara County (121)  
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1California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 317 Central AvenueStephen's Grocery Store
Richard Stephen's Grocery Store was built in 1910. The original sidewalk, inlaid in tile with the name Stephen's, remains in the floor at the main entrance to the market. Located in the grocery store at the time was a small post office and a . . . Map (db m131357) HM
2California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 320 Central Avenue
These structures were built in 1917. Early businesses included a hardware store, shoe store and bakery. For a short time it housed a three lane bowling alley. The building was also once a grocery store. In 1930, City Hall moved into the north half . . . Map (db m131363) HM
3California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 328 Central AvenueGoodenough's Men's Store
Built in 1910 as Goodenough's Men's Store, this building served as the local men's clothing store until the mid-1980s. The building was then purchased and converted into a gun and sporting goods store. The building suffered moderate damage in the . . . Map (db m131360) HM
4California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 338 Central AvenueThe Towne Theatre
The Towne Theatre was constructed of unreinforced brick in 1918. The single-screen theater was used to show silent movies and the stage area was used for vaudeville. Mary Pickford performed here. The theater was closed due to extensive damage from . . . Map (db m131358) HM
5California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 340 Central Avenue
This building was constructed in 1915 in conjunction with the Towne Theatre and served as the center for recreation in Fillmore. The first floor of the building included a one-lane bowling alley, four pool tables and a soda fountain. The second . . . Map (db m131365) HM
6California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 348 Central AvenueBallard Furniture
This store was completely rebuilt following the 1994 earthquake. The building has six apartments on the upper floor and a 'breezeway' to the rear parking lot. The Ballard Family has been in the furniture business for more than 60 years. This . . . Map (db m131364) HM
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7California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 362 Central AvenuePatterson Hardware
This hardware store was one of five owned by the three Hickey brothers of Ventura. The first location of this store was approximately 312 Central Avenue and was established by 1919. Harvey S. Patterson was the manager. Harvey S. and Edith . . . Map (db m131361) HM
8California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 364 Central AvenueFarmers and Merchants Bank
This building is one of the oldest surviving structures in Fillmore, having been built in 1913. It was constructed for the Farmers and Merchants Bank, which then became Security First National Bank and later Security Pacific National Bank, before a . . . Map (db m131362) HM
9California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 47 — Fillmore State Bank
This building was constructed in 1917 to house the Fillmore State Bank, which had been founded in 1905 by Judge Felix Ewing and John Carne. In 1927 it became the Bank of Italy; the name was changed in 1930 to Bank of America. In 1965 the building . . . Map (db m77889) HM
10California (Ventura County), Fillmore — Fillmore's First Bank & Masonic Hall
Original Site of Fillmore's First Bank and Masonic Hall. Est. 1905Map (db m77901) HM
11California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 48 — Southern Pacific Depot
The Southern Pacific Depot was built in 1887 during the Southern California land boom of that decade. It was saved from demolition and moved to its present site in 1974 to become the Fillmore Historical Museum. This was done through the efforts of . . . Map (db m132748) HM
12California (Ventura County), Fillmore — St. Francis Dam Disaster
Three minutes before midnight on the night of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam collapsed sending over twelve billion gallons of water and debris the length of the Santa Clara River Valley from San Francisquito Canyon through Piru, Fillmore, and . . . Map (db m146565) HM
13California (Ventura County), Fillmore — 59 — The Artists’ BarnProperty and Pepper Tree
“The Artists Barn” was established in 1936 by Mr. Lawrence Hinckley. The converted old redwood barn served for many years as an art center for Ventura County and drew national recognition. The barn and pepper tree date back to the late . . . Map (db m135704) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022