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California Oil Company/Standard Oil House (Old Town Newhall)

24148 Pine St Newhall

Old Town Newhall

This house was constructed in 1878 by California Star Oil Company as a guest house for visiting executives and politicians. Guests included oil man Demetrius G. Scofield who became the first president of Standard Oil of California, Senator Charles N. Felton who became the first president of Pacific Coast Oil, and Lyman Stewart who was one of the founders of Union Oil Co., Santa Paula. In 1915 Standard Oil sold the property to longtime Pico Canyon employee Josh Woodbridge who lived there until his death in 1950. 

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