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Category: Central Coast
Posted by Nicholas Mattson | Mar 1, 2019 |
Until you breach the crest of Cerro Alto following a 2.75-mile incline hike, you may never fully understand the bewildering grace that inspired early pioneers in the area as they searched for the perfect place to begin the next big thing.Read More
Posted by Tom Taylor | Jul 1, 2018 |
It seems to me that on the occasion of the inaugural issue of Nic and Hayley Mattson’s Colony Magazine that the meaning of the name ‘Atascadero’ should be explained and put it in its place historically.
The founder of the town of Atascadero was Edward Garner Lewis. Born and raised in cramped older cities of the eastern states, he had a vision to find a place ‘whose dwellers should have all the loveliness and healthfulness of the country with the conveniences and advantages of the city’.