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Erle Stanley Gardner Building

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Ventura Mission


Ventura Hotels
Best Western Inn Of Ventura 
708 E. Thompson Blvd.
Country Inn And Suites By Carlson Ventura 
298 S. Chestnut St.
Four Points By Sheraton Ventura 
1050 Schooner Dr
Ventura, CA  93001

Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura Beach, Ca (formerly Holiday Inn)
 
450 E. Harbor

La Quinta Ventura 
5818 Valentine Rd.
Guest rooms: 142

Marriott Ventura Beach
Pierpont Inn
 
2055 Harbor Blvd.

VENTURA COUNTY
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Ventura

PERRY MASON


Photos © Debbie Stock
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California Museums

Erle Stanley Gardner Tours are now being offered by world-class Erle Stanley Gardner authority and Ventura City Historiann  Professor  Richard L. Senate in conjunction with The Erle Stanley Gardner Museum.  Professor Senate also is a world-class ghost hunter and conducts tours of haunted Downtown Ventura. 

The tours start at the steps of Ventura City Hall, 501 Poli Street, Ventura and end at the Erle Stanley Gardner Museum. The fee is $10 per-person, minimum of 20 persons. It is a great tour for anyone interested in Erle Stanley Gardner. Call 805-641-3844 to arrange a date for your custom Erle Stanley Gardner Tour. Everyone who participates in the tour will get a mystery "Gardner Gift."

The Erle Stanley Gardner Museum, Old Gardner Country, 433 East Main St., Suite C, Ventura 93001. Information can be obtained from Phantom Bookshop by calling 805-641-3844. 
 


¬©Lisa Kelley,  compliments of Ventura Visitor Bureau
 

ERLE STANLEY GARDNER'S OFFICE BUILDING
-Birthplace of Perry Mason

 

This is considered the birthplace of fictional attorney/detective Perry Mason which  was created by Attorney Erle Stanley Gardner who rented an office in the building. Gardner's office served as a model for  fictional books upon which a successful television series featuring Raymond Burr was based.

Erle Stanley Gardner also spent time several hundred miles south of Ventura in Temecula, in Riverside County.  Read more