Leland Fetzer, the son of a part-time mine owner, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He spent thirty years as a San Diego State University professor specializing in Russian. Retired from teaching, Dr. Fetzer built a home in Julian's North Peak, a subject he explored in his collection of essays, A Year in the Cuyamacas. His book, A Good Camp, explores San Diego's Gold Rush in detail; another of his local history titles is San Diego County Place Names, A to Z. Dr. Fetzer is a popular speaker who lives with his wife in San Diego and Julian.
An informal and engaging history of San Diego’s own Gold Rush. A Good Camp takes readers through the history of this unique mining region, whose quartz veins once yielded millions …$ 14.95 Add to cart
Have you ever wondered “Why did they name it that?” This easy-to-read book filled with little known facts from across San Diego County can help answer that question. From the earliest …$ 14.95 Add to cart
An informal and engaging history of San Diego’s own mountain district, from the late 1700s and the founding of the first permanent settlements in the Cuyamacas, up to the 2003 …$ 19.95 Read more