Anderson Valley (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) (Paperback)

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On Anderson Valley's rolling hills, oaks wander out to meet ancient redwood groves. Formed as a string of stage stops on the road from Cloverdale to the coast, each valley town has its own unique story. Boonville began as The Corners at the junction of two roads. When local ladies banished liquor, Boonville's Anytime Saloon had to move out of town. Legend maintains that Yorkville's early settlers Mr. Hiatt and Mr. York played cards to see who would name the town, and the loser got to be postmaster. The rhythmic cough of the old crosscut saw felling trees, the iron clink of sheep shears in spring, and the foreign sound of Boontling a once secret language drifted over valley hop fields and sheep ranches, orchards and homes. In recent years, this resplendent valley has attracted wineries and backlanders those seeking refuge from urban life.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780738530178
ISBN-10: 0738530174
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: August 17th, 2005
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)