Betsy J. Green has been a writer for more than 25 years. As a freelancer, she contributed articles to newspapers and magazines in the U.S. and abroad. She specializes in writing about local history, architecture, and the environment. She researched and wrote about the history of more than 85 homes, and was responsible for nominating five properties to the National Register of Historic Places.
In 2020, she began writing "The Best House Detective" column for The Santa Barbara Independent weekly paper. Check out her first column here: https://www.independent.com/2020/02/12/1875-second-empire-home/
Green is a former associate editor of Reader's Digest and staff editor of World Book Encyclopedia.
She has given presentations in Santa Barbara at the Historical Museum, the Maritime Museum, the Genealogy Society, the Yacht Club, the Woman's Club, Rotary clubs, and other groups.
Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a LIVE ZOOM presentation for your group or organization.
My latest book – available in Santa Barbara bookstores
and at amazon.com
The Lockheeds build more planes
A "Human Fly" climbs a building on State Street
A Polish-Russian count buys land on the Mesa
Actor Douglas Fairbanks drops by
Cecil B. DeMille makes a movie on Santa Cruz Island
1500 people dance at the Carrillo Recreation Center
Aviation in Santa Barbara - center feature
Ragtime bands play at the new bandshell in Pershing Park
A couple gets married in an airplane
A king and queen visit SB
The year ends with a shootout at the post office
Read more about this book and others on the BOOKS page of my website.
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