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November 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! “The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies.”-Abraham Lincoln, Proclamation of Thanksgiving, October 3, 1893 Lincoln & Moulton History  J. Tilden Moulton (1808-1881), a Boston lawyer and Lewis’ father, was a personal friend of President Lincoln. Moulton was “Master in Chancery and was …

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October 2020

Happy Fall Equinox! With the official start of fall, we hope these historical images from past harvests inspire your own local celebrations. Take a look at this image of Nellie Gail in costume, circa 1892. Nellie wore a theater type costume with a crown, fan, and Japanese kimono. (2019.11.01.04) As you can imagine, Nellie has a love for …

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Moulton Theatre

The Laguna Playhouse hosted its centennial virtual gala. They featured the Moulton Theatre which was developed by Nellie Gail and is still being supported by the Moulton family. Please view the film here: https://youtu.be/GiYWsnDOPGw

7 Historic O.C. Women

Nellie Gail Moulton, circa 1920, photographed while painting in a plein-air setting. Photograph courtesy of The Moulton Museum Orange Coast Magazine Article by Astgik Khatchatryan In honor of this month’s cover story, we look back at some of the most kickass women throughout O.C.’s history. Nellie Gail Moulton (1876-1973) Moulton was an artist and lifelong member of the …

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September 2020 Newsletter

Labor Day Labor Day marks the unofficial last days of summer. We are starting to transition into the fall months and harvest season. We recognize the incredible contributions of the agricultural and ranching community to sustain society. This farm-to-table model has been the tradition for generations. We hope you enjoy this OC Register article from 2013 that showcases A Moulton …

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