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The History of Rincon Point: From the Chumash through the Surfers

January 15, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rincon Point Book Cover

Join local authors Vince Burns and Stephen Bates as they shares images and stories of Rincon’s rich and surprising history. Both Vince and Stephen have deep roots in the area. Vince helped build his grandmother’s house on the Point and regularly writes about surf history; and Stephen’s family lived on the Point for more than a century.

Their new book Rincon Point is part of the Images of America series and features unique photographs from the Bateses and other early settlers, pioneer surfers of the 1950s and 1960s, the Carpinteria Valley Museum of History, and other sources. Vince and Stephen’s articles on local history can be found at CoastalView.com.


January 15, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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Carpinteria, CA 93013 United States
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