News

MOULTON NEWS UPDATES

Newsletter
moultonarchive

May 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we highlight Lewis F. Moulton’s Arrival Day, Mother’s Day, and National Preservation Month. Please enjoy our recent event photos

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Judge Egan

Remembering Judge Egan, ‘The King of Capistrano’ by Janet Whitcomb in the OC Register on April 3, 2014 Saddleback Valley rancher Lewis Moulton, left, with

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

April 2022

Happy Easter from the Moulton Museum! In this edition of our newsletter, we highlight recent events from the Swallows Day Parade to Mathis Ranch roundup.

Read More »
Events
moultonarchive

Swallows Day Parade

Swallows Day Parade was in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday, March 12th 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Jane Barnes, Jared Mathis, and Scott

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Madame Modjeska

The El Toro Station is a key part of the Moulton Ranch story. It was the center of town for commerce and community. In this

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

March 2022

In this March edition of our newsletter, we are featuring the Swallows Day Parade, St. Patrick’s Day article, & From the Archive. Look for the Moulton

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Monsignor O’Sullivan 

According to the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society, “Monsignor O’Sullivan was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 19, 1874. As a boy he studied at

Read More »
Events
moultonarchive

Laguna Hills Little League

Laguna Hills Little League Opening Day is Saturday, February 26th from 8:00am – 2:00pm. Laguna Hills Little League is a 100% volunteer run community-based baseball program

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Mathis Family

Introducing the premier issue of Laguna Hills Living Magazine featuring the Mathis family! As the first Laguna Hills family to be featured, you can read all about

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Bunkhouse BBQ

Wrangler Living MOULTON MUSEUM & BUNKHOUSE BBQ TLN’s COO, Jay Lukes, had the pleasure of writing about @moultonmuseum and its first Bunkhouse BBQ in the January

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

William Herbert Mortensen

It’s William Herbert Mortensen 125th Birthday! “When William Herbert Mortensen was born on 27 January 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States,

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

El Toro and Its History

Charlotte Moulton Orange County History Series, Volume 2 (1932) El Toro did not officially come into being and was unnamed until the Santa Fe Railroad

Read More »
Events
moultonarchive

Laguna Hills Gala

The city of Laguna Hills with the Chamber of Commerce is hosting an awards and installation Gala on January 14, 2022 at The Hills Hotel

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

January 2022

What an incredible year we all had celebrating the opening of Aliso Viejo Ranch, Laguna Playhouse’s 100th anniversary, Bunkhouse BBQ with California Rangeland Trust, OC

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Pony Express

NELLIE GAIL RANCH PIONEER FAMILIESBy Brian MitchellThe heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future. – Wendell Phillips

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

December 2021

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays from Moulton Museum! We hope that you enjoy the Christmas season with family and friends. Here is one of our favorite

Read More »
Blog
moultonarchive

Moulton Recipes

Try these classic recipes for your holiday gatherings. These submissions are from the 1926 and 1965 Ebell Society of Santa Ana cookbooks. Women shared their

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

November 2021

Moulton Museum wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving! Moulton family holiday table, circa 1915 (2017.05.187) From the Archive Happy Anniversary, Moultons!This article was in the Santa

Read More »
Events
moultonarchive

Museum Reception

RECEPTION: Thursday, November 4, 2021 6–9PM Mary Lee Lindquist will be joining us in historical costume as Nellie Gail Moulton. Please join us for a

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

October 2021

Happy Fall, Y’all! We look forward to the changing color of leaves during the autumnal equinox. We hope you can join our fall celebration with the

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

September Newsletter

Bunkhouse BBQ We had nearly 300 guests with California Rangeland Trust, at the First Annual Bunkhouse BBQ held at Aliso Viejo Ranch on August 25, 2021.

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

August 2021

It’s back to school month 🏫 Moulton Elementary Mural | 29851 Highlands Ave, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 It’s almost time to roundup the kids for

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

July 2021

Happy 4th of July! We hope that you are able to celebrate the heritage of our nation with family and friends! This year marks the

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

June 2021

Happy Father’s Day! We reflect on the lasting legacies of the families that helped established Orange County. Lewis Moulton instilled the ranching spirit within each of

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

May 2021

Happy National Preservation Month! We are excited to announce the opening of Aliso Viejo Ranch! This project has been in development for over a decade. The

Read More »

1874: Into the West

You’re cordially invited to the highly-anticipated Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Moulton Museum! We are opening our space with 1874: Into the

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

April 2021

Spring Greetings! During this season, annual roundups are typically held. The family took this photo in 2020 at the Maxwell Ranch. Brandings are weather dependent, particularly the rain season.

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

March 2021

Happy Women’s History Month! https://youtu.be/8wQKxSW8eWE We celebrate the lasting legacies of pioneer women. Five women, including Nellie Gail Moulton who was a teacher and principal

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

February 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day It’s a season of love as we prepare for Valentine’s Day. When Lewis met Nellie, he asked her father John Gail, the

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

January 2021

Greetings from Moulton Ranch! We look forward to seeing you in 2021. We will be opening new exhibits and sharing the history of Orange County’s

Read More »
Articles
moultonarchive

Happy Birthday, Nellie!

Nellie Gail Moulton was born on December 8, 1878 in Irving, Kansas to John Lockwood Gail (1848–1926) and Prudence Adelia Stoneman Gail (1853–1894). Nellie Maud

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

December 2020

Happy Holidays! We hope you enjoy the holiday season. We are reflecting on the entire year which began with the commissioning of the Moulton Ranch

Read More »
Newsletter
moultonarchive

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,

Read More »