For the Press


The Goleta Valley Historical Society’s is celebrating over 50 years of preservation! Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and foster research of Goleta Valley’s history through exhibits, programs, and stewardship of the historic Rancho La Patera, home to the Stow family. Our vision is to restore and preserve Rancho La Patera, Goleta Valley’s treasure from the golden era of California ranching; to share the history of Goleta Valley and provide the community with a unique and historic gathering place.


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Lisa Potter
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