Explore Life in 1850s California at a Frontier Army Post

This program at Fort Tejon State Historic Park provides a glimpse of life in frontier California in the 1850s through the lens of a remote mountain Army post. Various historical topics are presented including Ft. Tejon’s role in antebellum, Gold Rush era California, mid-19th century Army living conditions & equipage of the soldiers, adobe brick construction, blacksmithing, frontier carpentry, tack & saddlery work, & domestic life of the Army officers & families.

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