Memories of the Land
Where did the mountains, towns, creeks and valleys of San Luis Obispo County get their names? Who named them and why? From before the coming of the Sapnish up to the present day, people have left their names for us to find and wonder about. Memories of the Land provides the answers to those questions. This reference book will appeal to all people whose lives move through San Luis Obispo County. Pismo Beach, Bishop Peak, Cuesta, Nipomo, Morro Bay, Higuera, Bootlegger Flat, Dinosaur Caves, Cambria, Spooner's Cover, Pirate's Cove, Dead Man Flat, Devil's Gap, Piedras Blancas, Whaler Island, Atascadero Beach and many more.
Memories of the Land: Placenames of San Luis Obispo County
by Mark P. Hall-Patton
Paperback, 159 pages
Published May 28th 1994 by Ez Nature Books