Books and CD's

TWO HUNDRED YEARS IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

The City of San Juan Capistrano is the oldest community in Orange County and has the richest history in California. Author-historian Pamela Hallan-Gibson has put together the only and most complete history of this community's first two-hundred years. This book has many photos from the Historical Society archives that show how an adobe village has grown from a few hundred to over 34,000. Tales of colorful personalities are told about a Blessed padre, brigands, a king, the first woman jailed in the County, and one of the largest ranch owners in the state. And, read about the legend of the Swallows return every March.
Price: $22.99
CA Tax 2.08
Ship.& pkg.: 5.00

DOS CIENTOS ANOS EN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Don't let this title throw you. It is all in English. Dos Cientos en San Juan Capistrano is Spanish for 220 years in San Juan Capistrano. This was Pamela Hallan-Gibson's first book on the history of this City. It is a soft cover version and a little larger than a typical paperback. Not as many photos but a delightful book that can be easily carried around.
Price: $10.12
CA Tax 1.88
Ship. & pkg. 1.00

A GUIDE TO HISTORIC SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

If you visit this charming community or have or have the satisfaction of living in one of California's most historic and interesting locations, then this book is a must. Author-historian Mary Ellen Tryon has put together an excellent book filled with old photos of all the historic homes and buildings along with a description or story of the significance of these structures. The book has maps that can be used as a walking tour guide.
Price: $13.79
CA Tax 1.21
Ship. & pkg. 1.00

IMAGES OF AMERICA - SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Arcadia Press who publishes numerous books on many of America's cities and historic locations worked with Author-historians Pamela Hallan-Gibson, Mary Ellen Tryon, and Archivist Don Tryon to produce this book. The book has over two-hundred photos of many of the town's historic structures, personalities, and scenes illustrating how the town grew from a small village to a medium size City of 34,000. All the photos have information captions and each chapter tells about the various periods of growth.
Price: $19.31
CA tax 1.69
Ship. & pkg. 1.00

GHOSTS AND LEGENDS OF SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Author-historian Pamela Hallan-Gibson tells about the interesting ghosts and legends of this small community of San Juan Capistrano. Read about the white lady and her black dog. Stories of a fearful ghost, a headless monk and many more are told.
Price: $7.36
CA tax 0.64
Pkg. & Ship 1.00

ORANGE COUNTY - THE GOLDEN PROMISE

This 400 page beautiful hard bound book was put together by author-historian Pamela Hallan-Gibson about the people, issues and events of Orange County . It's a handsome illustrated history that tells about how this significant corner of California grew from small Native American villages, Spanish Padres building of a Mission and dreams of an Eden, the rancho and farming period, and today a vibrant county of homes and industry.
Price: $32.18
CA tax 2.82
Ship. & pkg. 5.00

Books may be purchased direct from the Society and they will be mailed to your address.

Please order by phone at 949-493-8444 and mail your check or money order to:
SJC Historical Society
31831 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.

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