Winters History

The People of Buckeye and Early Winters

The Saloons Have Moved!

A 1875 Los Angeles Herald news item mentions Buckeye and Winters. (Source: Tom Crisp's The People of Buckeye and Early Winters)

Tom Crisp Talks Buckeye

On Saturday, May 20th at the Winters Community Library, Winters historian Tom Crisp discussed his book, The People of Buckeye and Early Winters. He began with a quick review of the work that had been done by the Winters History Project on Buckeye, followed by a description of his research strategy and sources. He explained how a decision regarding the routing of an extension of the Vaca Valley Railroad led to the demise of Buckeye and the rise of Winters. Crisp finished by highlighting various people and interesting tidbits that he discovered while working on his project.

Winters Express: Featuring Buckeye

Photo by Charles Wallace

Winters historian and author Tom Crisp holds a copy of his new book, The People of Buckeye and Early Winters. On Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at the Winters Community Library, Crisp will briefly describe his research process and then highlight some of the interesting people that he discovered. The event is co-sponsored by Winters History Project and Friends of the Yolo County Archives, and is free and open to all.

To purchase a copy, contact Tom Crisp: tachoops@sbcglobal.net.

Educator and author Tom Crisp presents highlights of his latest book, "The People of Buckeye and Early Winters." Tom describes his research and some of people who played prominent roles in the development of southwestern of Yolo County. The free presentation included humorous anecdotes and interaction with his attentive audience.

Presentation PowerPoint

(Courtesy of Tom Crisp)

Presentation Photos

(Photos by Lon Springer and Vasey Coman)