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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 and mother Charlotte (Harding) Hiller Moulton of Maine. Lewis F. Moulton decided to leave home in 1874 on a daring adventure to #California….

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…

April 2020 Moulton Newsletter

Newsletter Features:Moulton RoundupMoulton Ranch MuralCasa Romantica Exhibit Moulton Roundup The Moulton family gathered in Maxwell, CA for their annual reunion and roundup. The community participates in the cattle roundup for routine vaccinations and branding. The cowboys arrive at sunrise on horseback to help gather the herd. Families join in during the celebration at the end…

Inaugural Moulton Museum Newsletter

Moulton Ranch Center Mural by Tim Smith, LCAD The Moulton Ranch Center (formerly the Cabot Town Center) has a wonderful new addition with murals that capture the spirit of the Moulton Ranch. View the mural at 25272 Cabot Rd, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, which is on the exterior of the Howard’s building. We will have…

Whitcomb: The tale of Lewis Fenno Moulton

If you’re seeking an epic tale, look no further than that of legendary Orange County cattle baron Lewis Fenno Moulton. Owner of the massive 22,000 acre Niguel Ranch, Moulton was born in Chicago on January 17, 1854, to lawyer J. Tilden Moulton and his Massachusetts-born wife, the former Charlotte Fenno. By the time Lewis was…

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