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

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Ventura is the county seat for Ventura County
Thousand Oaks is in Ventura County
      Ventura County (158)  
      Kern County (323)  
      Los Angeles County (1732)  
      Santa Barbara County (122)  
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1 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 10 — Civic CenterThousand Oaks
First City Hall built by the City of Thousand Oaks in 1973 to house administrative offices of the City and the Conejo Recreation and Park District.Map (db m129362) HM
2 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 7 — Crowley House
The Crowley house was built in 1910 for Frank and Mae Crowley. In the 1920s, the home served as the sales office and dining venue for prospective home buyers interested in purchasing a home in the new development of Thousand Oaks. E.B. . . . Map (db m134189) HM
3 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — Early Ranchers of this Historic SiteThousand Oaks
This land was originally part of Rancho El Conejo, granted by Spain in 1803. Egbert Starr Newbury purchased 2,259 acres of the Rancho in 1874 from heirs of the Spanish grantees. With his wife, Frances, and son, Egbert Jr., he moved to the Conejo . . . Map (db m180771) HM
4 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 4 — Hunt Olive Tree
Only surviving tree of an orchard planted by R.O. Hunt on the Salto Ranch which he established in 1876.Map (db m138684) HM
5 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — Joel McCrea Ranch
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m112694) HM
6 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 63 — JunglelandLouis Goebel
On this site Louis Goebel opened one of Southern California’s most popular tourists attractions. In 1925, Goebel purchased five lots for $50 along old Ventura Boulevard, which later became Thousand Oaks Boulevard. This land had formerly belonged to . . . Map (db m138682) HM
7 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 5 — Lang RanchOakbrook Regional Park Archeological Area
Dating as far back as 12,000 years ago until the late 1800’s, Chumash people had established many villages and seasonal encampments in this area due to territorial and ritual privileges and the abundant source of food and water bestowed upon the . . . Map (db m154420) HM
8 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — Norwegian GradeHistorical Monument
Historic Norwegian Grade was built by hand between 1900 and 1911 using picks, shovels, farm equipment, and $60 worth of dynamite given by the County of Ventura. The grade was constructed by members of the Norwegian Colony and their hired help . . . Map (db m122817) HM
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9 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 45 — Pederson Ranch HouseCalifornia Lutheran University
When the college opened in 1961, the chicken coops located on the Pederson ranch were converted for campus use. F Building housed the campus coffee shop, which doubled as the cafeteria, and a full soda fountain, E Building served as the library; D . . . Map (db m154417) HM
10 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — 112 — The Janss House
This house was built in 1931 by Dr. Edwin Janss, Sr. from designs by his wife Florence Janss. It was the weekend retreat of the Janss family, the base of their Conejo Valley ranch, founded in 1910, and the family home of Edwin Janss, Jr. . . . Map (db m143287) HM
11 California, Ventura County, Thousand Oaks — The Lang Ranch
Mike Lang, with his brother Howard and sister Genevieve (Gene), began a petroleum transportation business in Bakersfield in the 1920s. The business later expanded and moved to Los Angeles as the Lang Transportation Corporation, providing truck . . . Map (db m180455) HM
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Sep. 26, 2023