An Eclectic History of Mendocino County
Being 150 Years of Facts, Anecdotes, Sorrow and Triumphs’ Who Did What, When, Where and How
Katy M. Tahja
For the first time in more than 100 years there is a new engaging history of Mendocino County. This history of the County covers all the basic facts but allows for exploring topics like herds of white deer, tobacco production during the Civil War, Winston Churchill’s 1929 visit, worthy roadside attractions, local authors, and stagecoach robbers.
Mendocino County historian Tahja fills the book with photos and engaging facts explaining the who, what, when, where, and why of local history from 1852 to 2002.
2019, 166 pages, 6” x 9”, full color cover, 105 black & white photographs, 2 maps, 4 other illustrations, bibliography, index.
Chapter 1 - Natural World
Chapter 2 - Flora and Fauna
Chapter 3 - Indigenous Peoples
Chapter 4 - Creation of the County
Chapter 5 - Native Peoples’ Dark Days
Chapter 6 - Industry
Chapter 7 - Agriculture
Chapter 8 - Communication
Chapter 9 - Transportation
Chapter 10 - Education, Health, & Sports
Chapter 11 - Social Movements
Chapter 12 - Crime & Punishment
Chapter 13 - Wanderers
Chapter 14 - Famous Folks
Bored Feet sells this book wholesale only outside of Mendocino County.