Remarkable replica of earliest major structures in the area. The Union Hotel was a major stopping place for stagecoach passengers riding between Los Angeles and Ventura. This was a difficult journey in the late 19th century. Imagine going up or down the Conejo Grade in one of these. The hotel is two stories with a number of rooms upstairs, which contain many historical relics of the area. The downstairs has impressive (large) parlor and dining room. You can spend an hour here. Tours are docent led. But that's not all. There is a one room school house with a bell tower (and a bell you can ring), a small blacksmith's shop, and a carriage house with two good examples of stagecoaches. I though that was going to be the end of the tour but there're more. Follow the trail down the hill from there to find a replica of the original resident (Newbury), an adobe, and a Chumash hut. We spent about an hour and a half there, but could have stayed longer.
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