Posted by: James Wapotich | August 3, 2015

Trail Quest: Montgomery Homestead

This is last in the series of articles on the homesteads along Manzana Creek and Sisquoc River. This one covers the Miller, Abels, and Montgomery homesteads. Article appears in section A of today’s edition of Santa Barbara News-Press.

William Miller Canyon Base Camp homestead los padres national forest san rafael wilderness sisquoc river trail hiking backpacking

The remains of the Miller homestaed are seen from Sisquoc River Trail

Sisquoc River Trail hike Map Mormon Wellman Willmann homestead Able Abel Cliff Sycamore Montgomery Miller Canyon Base Los Padres National Forest San Rafael Wilderness

Map courtesy Maps.com

Henry Abels Able Canyon Camp homestead los padres national forest san rafael wilderness sisquoc river trail hiking backpacking

Remnants from the Abels homestead

Cliff Camp homestead los padres national forest san rafael wilderness sisquoc river trail hiking backpacking

The rock outcropping above Cliff Camp is seen from Sisquoc River Trail

Older articles can be seen by scrolling down or using the search feature in the upper right corner. Articles from the News-Press appear here a couple months after they appear in the News-Press.

historic photo Edward Montgomery homestead sycamore camp los padres national forest san rafael wilderness sisquoc river trail hiking backpacking

Edward Montgomery homestead, 1906 – image courtesy Los Padres National Forest Archive

Edward Montgomery homestead sycamore camp los padres national forest san rafael wilderness sisquoc river trail hiking backpacking

Ruins from the Edward Montgomery homestead


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