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Laguna Playhouse

Moulton Theatre Mrs. Lewis Moulton was a founder of  the Laguna Playhouse. As a major donor for the 1969 construction of the Moulton Theatre, Nellie provided a $100,000 gift that made the new playhouse possible. She was pivotal to the fundraising campaign that secured this $450,000 350 seat theater in her nineties. William L. Pereira…

July 2020 Newsletter

Heritage. Community. Philanthropy. Happy Fourth of July from the Moulton Museum!   Who was Nellie Gail Moulton? Pioneer, Artist and so much more reopened at Casa Romantica, but is temporarily closed. Please visit casaromantica.org for current status. 415 Avenida GranadaSan Clemente, CA 92672 The exhibit, which has been extended through Sept. 6, 2020, marks the…

Aliso Wood Canyons

The Moulton Museum is committed to supporting local agencies with its local history. We are collaborating with the OC Parks staff to develop exhibits for the Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park Visitor Center. This 2,500 square-foot visitor center has “interpretive displays and a welcome station with information and maps to educate the public on…

Lewis Fenno Moulton

Lewis Fenno Moulton was born on January 17, 1854 in Chicago, Illinois to John Tildon Moulton, his Harvard educated lawyer father, who was one of the first editors of the Chicago Tribune. John was a classmate and friend of Abraham Lincoln. His mother Charlotte (Harding) Hiller Moulton was native to Maine. Lewis F. Moulton decided…

What is a Branding?

https://youtu.be/U3wUQPPWFL8The Moulton Round Up is an annual event held at Mathis Ranch in Maxwell, California. For many generations, the Moulton family has used the round up to protect their cattle from deadly diseases and pathogens by providing the herd with proper marking and vaccinations. It is also a community celebration and an opportunity to gather…

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