This book tells the hundred-year history of Three Rivers, 1850s to the 1950s. Three Rivers has always been a special place; one of rolling wooded hills, nestled close to the high mountains; those mountains feed the rivers that give the place its name. It was an ideal place for the pioneers of this story to settle.
The book is divided into two basic parts: the first tells the story of events and places; it tells what life was like for those hardy souls who homesteaded in these hills. Read more
About Sophie Britten
Sophie Britten has a rich background and a deep appreciation for the history of Three Rivers and the surrounding mountain areas. She is the third generation of her family to have deep roots in the foothills and mountains. Those roots go back to the 1800's and include cattle ranching, stock packing, as well as very early citrus farming. Her writing credits include family histories and several published manuscripts. Read more
Excerpt from the Book
For many years, October was the month of the apple harvest in Three Rivers. Read more