The Sea Ranch (Images of America) (Paperback)

The Sea Ranch (Images of America) By Susan M. Clark Cover Image

The Sea Ranch (Images of America) (Paperback)

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The Sea Ranch, translated from the Spanish Del Mar Ranch, occupies the northwest corner of Sonoma County and is renowned for its architecture and environmental sensitivity. The development of a second-home community in 1965 was just one more chapter in a long history that began in 1846. The Sea Ranch is part of the German Rancho, the most northern coastal Mexican land grant, which was confirmed by the United States following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848. It was home to German cattlemen, loggers, and an early-20th-century Russian Baptist colony. Over the years, shepherds, World War II soldiers, and bootleggers have called it home. Early maps and photographs tell the history of the area, and contemporary photographs reveal remnants of historic buildings and sites on the current Sea Ranch landscape.

Product Details ISBN: 9780738559902
ISBN-10: 0738559903
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: May 11th, 2009
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America