Oxnard Historic pictures
Pictures of the way some of Oxnard "landmarks" are/were in 2006

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  • Henry T. Oxnard Historical District
  • C street and Bud's Markets
  • The Blue Onion to Fosters
  • Herby's Hot Dogs
  • Wagon Wheel
  • Olivas Adobe
  • Other places that are still there
  • Other points of interest


  • Henry T. Oxnard Historical District



    F and G streets from Fifth to Magnolia

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    C street and Bud's Markets


    These are the markets where I would buy candy on my way home from school

    The C Street Market is now the Tequiulla Market
    Located C street at Magnolia

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    Bud's Market is now the Towne & Country Market
    Located on First street just East of F street


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    The Blue Onion to Fosters


    We cruised A street from The Blue Onion to Fosters Freeze and back, and back again all night long

    The Blue Onion is now El Taco De Mexico


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    Fosters Freeze is now Win's

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    Herby's Hot Dogs
    These were the best Hot dogs in town


    now it is called La Placita Tacos
    located on C street across from the park on Fifth street

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    Wagon Wheel - as of 2006, soon to be demolished



    Wagon Wheel Restaurant

    Wagon Wheel Restaurant


    Wagon Wheel Motel

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    Wagon Wheel Bowl

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    El Ranchito Restaurant

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    There is an interesting video about Wagon Wheel from the Ventura County Star which you can see by

    clicking here

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    Olivas Adobe Historical Park
    4200 Olivas Park Drive
    Ventura, California
    www.olivasadobe.org

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    the Adobe

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    the courtyard

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    Other places that are still there



    Peacock's Records on Fourth street

    This was once a malt shop, then Record store on fifth street

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    The Colonial House fireplace - all that is left of this legend

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    The Golden Chicken Inn
    located at Seventh street and Oxnard Boulevard

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    Dominick's
    located on Oxnard Boulevard at Palm Drive

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    Sal's Mexican Inn
    located on Oxnard Boulevard South of Five Points

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    Flowers by Paulann
    located on A street at Magnolia

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    Henson's Music
    located on A street at Third Street

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    The Vogue Theater
    it is now a farmers market
    located on B street at Sixth Street

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    Woolworths

    located on A street at Fourth Street

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    Oxnard Post Office outside
    located on A street at Fourth Street

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    Oxnard Post Office Lobby
     

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    The old Library
    Now Carnegie Art Museum
    located on C street between Fourth and Fifth Streets

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    The new Library
    located on A street between Third and Fourth Streets

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    The Bank of A Levy
    located at Fifth and A street

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    The Lion from the old Community Center on C and Seventh street.
    It is now resting in the far corner of a park/playground behind the Oxnard Performing Arts Center at the corner of seventh and G Street.

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    Mc Mahans Furniture store
    located at A and Seventh streets
    I do not know what the current name is

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    Pat Holdens
    located at A and Ninth streets

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    Santa Cruz Market
    located at A and Eighth streets
    looks like it is ready to go

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    The old Oxnard Train Depot
    located on East Fifth street

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    Woodrow Wilson Junior High School
    located at A street and Palm Drive
    now a senior center

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    This is where the main building once was
     
    where I graduated from the Eight grade

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    The Lima Bean House
    located on East Fifth Street at Pleasant Valley Road
    there is no practical place to stop and get a good picture

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    Santa Clause
    once located on top of a building in Santa Clause, California
    now located in Nyeland Acres along the 101 highway

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    Some other points of interest



    the Ventura coast
    as viewed from Grant Park
    (the cross)

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    Channel Islands
    as viewed from Grant Park
     

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    looking towards Oxnard
    as viewed from Grant Park

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    waves at Ventura beach
    for those who have moved away from the coast (and miss it)

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    Avacado and Lemon orchards
    as viewed from the Vanoni Ranch in Saticoy

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    Channel Islands in the background
     

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    Port Hueneme Lighthouse
     

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    Topa Topa after the snow


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