The Greater French Valley covers the hills and valleys of southwest Riverside County, north of Temecula and south of Hemet. Lueseno Indians knew this area well, seeking out food and water year after year. After the Spanish era, French and Basque shepherds drove through. Some settled along with the Italian-Swiss and the English, bringing sheep-raising, cattle-grazing, bee apiaries, and dry-land grain farming to the area. French Valley, Auld Valley, the Tucalota, Sage, and Rawson Country bear names of hardworking immigrants ...

Greater French Valley 2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531645519


Greater French Valley 2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780738569185

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