Articles From : bjgreen
The national organization Camp Fire Girls opened its first local chapter 100 years ago in Carpinteria.
A century ago, we had the first July 4th since World War I had ended and the City of Santa Barbara celebrated with four days of parades and festivals.
In June of 1919, a visitor from Riverside was the first person to fly to Santa Barbara just for a weekend social visit.
In the spring of 1919, Theodore Payne of Los Angeles had visited Santa Barbara and encouraged folks here to plant wildflowers.
Most people in Santa Barbara knew him as the part owner of a jewelry store at 1009 State Street, but Roy P. Churchill was also a writer in 1919.