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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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 …

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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 …

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