Pre-Colonial Central Coast


Books and References 

Anderson, Burton. Breschini, Gary S., and Gudgel, Mona, editors. The Salinas Valley, A History of America’s Salad Bowl. A Monterey County Historical Society Publication. 2000.

Breschini, Gary, S. Ph.D. The Portolá Expedition of 1769. Monterey County Historical Society. http://mchsmuseum.com/portola1769.htm

– — — The Founding of Monterey. Monterey County Historical Society. http://mchsmuseum.com/colonization.html

Brewer, William, H. Up and Down California in 1860 – 1864. University of California Press, Berkeley. 1966.

Lapham, Macy H., and Heileman, W.H. Soil Survey of the Lower Salinas Valley, California. USDA. 1901.

Soil Survey of Monterey County, California. USDA, Soil Conservation Service, In cooperation with the US Forest Service and University of California Agricultural Experiment Station. 1978. https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MANUSCRIPTS/california/CA053/0/monterey.pdf

Soil Survey of Monterey County, California. USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service. Current SurveyCalifornia