The High Country Magazine was created in 1967 by a group of writers in the Temecula area and was published quarterly until
1984. In 1984 the magazine, due to a dwindling membership went on hiatus, but returned in 2002 with the help of the Temecula
Valley Museum and was now published twice a year. The articles and poems in the magazine cover local, regional, United States,
and global historical topics.
The High Country Magazine was established in 1967 by a group of writers, who included but were not limited to Tom Hudson,
Sam Hicks, and Bill Harker. While Ralph Love and later Roy Morrissey and Paul Price created the covers of the magazine.
The boarders of this High Country stretched from Temescal Canyon to the San Luis Rey River, with Temecula city in its center.
From 1967-1984 this quarterly magazine covered local/regional historical topics and some general United States history.
In 1984 the magazine went on hiatus due to a dwindling membership, until 2002 when the Temecula Valley Museum began publishing
new issues twice a year. This new version of The High Country began to broaden its view and include global historical topics.
Also, most issues of the magazine included poems written by numerous individuals.
3 Document Boxes (1 1/2 linear ft.).
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