An Eclectic History of Mendocino County (Paperback)
This history of Mendocino County covers all the basic facts but allows for exploration into 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 Katy Tahja fills the book with photos and the who, what, when, where, and why of local history from 1852 to 2002.
Katy Tahja is a librarian, author, and historian. Home is the village of Comptche in Mendocino County, where her family has lived for 120 years.