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Santa Paula (Images of America) by Mary Alice Orcutt Henderson PDF

By Mary Alice Orcutt Henderson

Santa Paula used to be outfitted at the foundations of citrus cultivation
and oil construction. Ventura County's first irrigated 100-acre
orange and lemon orchard was once planted at Santa Paula in 1874, and the unique 1888 harvest used to be so ample and scrumptious that the Limoneira Ranch corporation used to be integrated in 1893 and maintains to thrive. Oil seeps introduced wildcatters, and California's first gusher got here in at Santa Paula in 1888. The town's dual notorieties in the course of the twentieth century have been its designation because the "citrus capital of the area" and because the birthplace of the Union Oil corporation of California (UNOCAL). Lemons and avocados stay the first tree vegetation, the oil fields nonetheless produce, and the small-town personality of bygone days has been preserved--Santa Paula has the biggest focus of classic constructions within the county.

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