The Epic Bird of Highlands Ranch

THE EPIC BIRD ….. ….…was a symbol created for Mission Viejo after they purchased the cattle ranch from Lawrence Phipps’ estate and started developing the 22,000-acre property into the New Town of Highlands Ranch. According to Kathi Brock, owner of the...

The Windmills of Highlands Ranch

The Windmills of Highlands Ranch Windmills served a vital role in rural America. In the days before what is today’s Highlands Ranch, windmills dotted the landscape. The early settlers erected them to harness wind power to pump up underground water—a precious resource...
Highlands Ranch HISTORY TIDBITS

Highlands Ranch HISTORY TIDBITS

Click on the links below to access the History Tidbit articles. Mission Viejo In the Beginning, Street Names The Windmills of Highlands Ranch   The Epic Bird of Highlands Ranch  Art Cook, A Highlands Ranch Cowboy     James (Jim)...