California Historical Landmarks in San Luis Obispo County

California Historical Landmark 939
Nitt Witt Ridge
881 Hillcrest Drive

Nitt Witt Ridge

Nitt Witt Ridge, one of California's remarkable Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments, is the creation of Arthur Harold Beal (der Tinkerpaw or Capt. Nitt Witt), a Cambria Pines pioneer, who sculpted the land using hand tools and indigenous materials, remarkable inventiveness, and self-taught skills. A blend of native materials and contemporary elements, impressive in its sheer mass and meticulous placement, it is a revealing memorial to Art's unique cosmic humor and zest for life.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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