Barbara Wolcott In & Around San Luis Obispo

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In & Around San Luis Obispo

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In and Around San Luis Obispo takes the reader on a quick tour of the Central Coast, providing behind-the-scenes glimpses into this region s many locations, sight and attractions. Author Barbara Wolcott acts as tour guide providing historical facts about the area s many jewels. From Lompoc to Morro Bay to Paso Robles and San Miguel, there are stories to captivate you around each corner.

The appeal of the the San Luis Obispo area goes beyond hotels, resorts or getaways. It lies in the history, much of which remains for readers willing to look in the hidden places, feeling what transpired, getting to know those responsible for it and how the past influences today. Wolcott s vignettes tell the story of:

Hollywood s fascination with San Luis Obispo; old saloons and taverns; wines and wineries; Avila, the world s largest oil port; Morro Bay s fishing roots; old stagecoach stops; military installations; Cal Poly;nearby museums and much more.

Of particular interest is the walking tour of downtown San Luis Obispo, complete with maps and descriptions of the historical buildings and homes of interest.

Knowing where to look for the past in the present is what this book is all about.

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