As I Remember Poway
A nostalgic first-hand account of the hardships of pioneer farm life and the early families who resided in Poway in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Early Years
A brief history of the Indian era to the emergence of the American pioneer who homesteaded in Poway. There is also an overview of pioneer life encompassing farm life; the early schools, recreation and the routes of the stagecoaches that passed through Poway.
From Field to Town: Chronicles of North County History
The book combines in one volume local history articles written between 2004 and 2008 by North County freelance writer Vincent Nicholas Rossi. The articles first appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Sunday column, “The Way We Were.” The stories cover north San Diego County inland communities from Poway to Fallbrook, San Marcos to Warner Springs. Poway stories include the Poway Community Church, the McFeron family, Homer Williams and the coming of water, and the Tassell family.