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Guy Crabb

Guy Crabb is an elementary school teacher who has a passion for teaching his students about local history. He spent years researching information on the businesses of downtown San Luis Obispo. He graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has been teaching for over 20 years. He was honored by being selected as San Luis Coastal Unified School District Teacher of the Year for 2006-2007.

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Guy Crabb's Book

San Luis Obispo 100 Years of Downtown Businesses: Monterey and Marsh Streets The Monterey & Marsh Streets book is full of incredible information with seldom seen old photos and photos of current businesses. The book also reveals little known information about people who were once part of the business community in San Luis Obispo over the past 100 years. Historical names such as Call, Kamm, Quintana, Sinsheimer, Wickenden, Feliciano, Long, Warden, Wade, Jack, Stover and many others are mentioned in this book.

The Monterey and Marsh Streets book informs the readers of fascinating information, such as hidden treasure buried inside of a cornerstone of one of our historic buildings and that a popular restaurant on Monterey Street was once a coroner and embalming business. The book will also tell readers fun facts, such as the name of the bridge in Mission Plaza, what the "J.P." in J.P. Andrews stands for, and the names of many of the historical buildings on Monterey and Marsh Streets.

All copies of the book sold through this site are signed by the author!

Price $ 19.95
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