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Historic Santa Maria Valley
by Lucinda Ransick

$35, includes sales tax
Hardbound, color, coffee table book
This is a community product inspired by the Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum and done with assistance from the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. A labor of about 2 years, with nearly 90 participants, six major sponsors and the story submissions of many valley families, this color coffee table book is a sure treasure for future generations. Author Lucinda Ransick remarked about the many families that participated, "There is history and then there is family history, flush with stories that can only be retold by those who lived it and those folks whose young ears heard the tales through the generations." The cover captures in vibrant detail our Valley. Artist Hattie Stoddard portrayed the color and familiar landscape beautifully.

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