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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Simi Valley, California

 
Clickable Map of Ventura County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Ventura County, CA (110) Kern County, CA (309) Los Angeles County, CA (916) Santa Barbara County, CA (119)  VenturaCounty(110) Ventura County (110)  KernCounty(309) Kern County (309)  LosAngelesCounty(916) Los Angeles County (916)  SantaBarbaraCounty(119) Santa Barbara County (119)
Location of Simi Valley, California
    Ventura County (110)
    Kern County (309)
    Los Angeles County (916)
    Santa Barbara County (119)
 
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1California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 150 — CorriganvilleSilvertown
This town site at Corriganville had many names in Hollywood including Dodge City, Mineral City, Tombstone, and Lone Ranger Ranch. For many of those who visited this town site, however, it was called Silvertown. Whatever the name, people came by the . . . Map (db m154424) HM
2California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 979 — El Rancho Simi1795
This is the site of the headquarters of the Spanish Rancho San Jose de Nuestra Senora de Altagarcia y Simi. The name derives from "Shimiji," the name of the Chumash village here before the Spanish. At 113,000 acres, Rancho Simi was one of the . . . Map (db m167458) HM
3California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 939 — Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village
Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village This fantastic assemblage is one of California's remarkable Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments. In 1956, Tressa Prisbrey, then nearly 60 years old, started building a fanciful "village" of shrines, . . . Map (db m149173) HM
4California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 134 — Heritage OakQuercus Agrifolia
The Heritage Oak that stood on this site for more than 400 years was witness to the 4 historical periods of Simi Valley. From the Chumash Indians, to the largest land grant ever made to the Pico family in the Spanish period, through the pioneer . . . Map (db m132651) HM
5California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — In Memory of Those Who Perished
In reverent memory of those who perished in the September 12, 2008 Metrolink Train Disaster, with hope and encouragement for those who survived, and with gratitude for the first responders for their heroism and compassion.Map (db m114074) HM
6California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — Ronald Wilson Reagan
I know in my heart that man is good at what is right will always eventually triumph and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.Map (db m82161)
7California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 29 — Santa Susana Railroad DepotCentennial Celebration 1903-2003
Built by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1903 at Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street. Moved to its present site in 1975. Designated by the Ventura County Heritage Board in 1976 as County Historical Landmark 29.Map (db m117586) HM
8California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — Simi Adobe
The Simi Adobe was headquarters for the Spanish Colonial Land Grant named San Jose de Nuestra Senora de Altagracia y Simi. Santiago Pico was the original grantee in 1795, followed by three of his sons, Francisco Javier, Miguel and Patricio, to whom . . . Map (db m143273) HM
9California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — 139 — Simi Elementary Schooland Bungalows
These are Simi Valley's only school buildings of any significant age. Simi School District was formed in 1889, and school was held in one of the colony houses, while the new building was built and furnished for $3000. In 1902, . . . Map (db m172223) HM
 
May. 10, 2021