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Simi Valley — The Reagan Presidential Library


Situated in Simi Valley’s rolling hills, beautifully green in winter but brown in summer, amidst horse ranches, lemon and avocado groves and ever expanding tracts of homes lies a large compound atop a mesa. This large complex houses the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum and it’s a worthwhile stop for any tourist visiting Southern California.

The American Presidential library system, much like our system of politics, is unique. There are currently 13 sites in this network ranging from one for John Quincy Adams (6th President, library in Quincy, Mass) to George W. Bush (44th President, library currently under construction in Dallas, Texas). The Library system is administered by the National Archives as …

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