Annapolis and the Gualala River (Images of America) by Tammy Durston,Steve Oliff

By Tammy Durston,Steve Oliff

Annapolis�a hidden jewel of a community�is tucked into the timber-filled ridges above the jagged northern Sonoma sea coast. Undeterred by way of the steep, mountainous terrain and rugged dwelling, early settlers have been first lured to the world by way of the bushes. They speedy came across Annapolis had excellent climate for apple farming. first and foremost of the twentieth century, nearly each farm had apples, and apple dryers dotted the hills. The wild Gualala River, identified for Coho salmon and steelhead trout, is 32 miles lengthy and flows in the course of the Annapolis zone sooner than assembly the Pacific Ocean. Early local American Pomo tribes settled alongside this significant river, which finally served as a boundary among Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.

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