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Nitt-Witt Ridge

Nitt-Witt Ridge Review

Arthur Beal (aka Captain Nit Wit, Der Tinkerpaw) spent 51 years building a home out of all kinds of collected junk: beer cans, rocks, abalone shells, car parts, TV antennas—you name it. The site, above Cambria's West Village, is a state landmark. You can drive by and peek in—from the 700 block of Main Street, head southeast on Cornwall Street and east on Hillcrest Drive. Better yet, schedule a guided tour.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 881 Hillcrest Dr., Cambria, CA 93428 | Map It
  • Phone: 805/927–2690
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Tour daily by appointment
  • Location: Cambria
Updated: 05-21-2013

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