Ventura (CA) (Images of America)

Ventura (CA) (Images of America)

Glenda J. Jackson


Franciscan monk Fr. Junipero Serra, founding father of the Spanish project procedure in California, raised a move at the seashore on March 31, 1782, at a place that grew to become a basic wayfarer's midpoint among la and aspect notion. This was once the commitment of challenge San Buenaventura. Bordered through rivers out of the foothills, this coastal region had initially been domestic to many Chumash Indian villages, relationship again to one thousand A.D. The small project outpost fast flourished and at last grew right into a city entire with airborne dirt and dust streets, wood sidewalks, saloons, church buildings, and numerous adventures and calamities. On March 10, 1866, town of fine Fortune included and obtained one of many first charters from the then 16-year-old, thirty first nation within the union. at the present time the town of Ventura bustles with greater than 110,000 citizens and is called the Gateway to the Channel Islands.

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