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ArcanForge

My name is Tim Pryor and I am the Studio Director of ArcanForge, a small boutique digital media experience company focused on the experimental side

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January 2023

Moulton Museum is excited for our 2023 programs!Take a look at our 2022 highlights: Our guests are saying:” Amazing job setting up the fantastic museum

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December 2022

Happy Holidays from the Moulton Ranch! We have been creating holiday at the homestead memories for over one hundred years. This month, we celebrate Nellie

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Village Television

Jared Mathis, Moulton Museum President, was interviewed for Laguna Woods Village’s This Day TV on October 14, 2022. Please watch the recorded live show. Jared

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November 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from Moulton Museum! As we practice gratitude, we want to recognize how you helped up with our opening. Visit us soon and schedule

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October 2022

It’s harvest season! We are celebrating our farmers and ranchers. In this edition of our newsletter, we are featuring the First Annual Heritage Day, exhibit

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Witness History

The Pioneer Spirit

The Pioneer Spirit is featured within the Moulton Museum. It was created by Luis Barajas Ochoa, LCAD 2022 graduate with honors.  Luis designed each section

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September 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we celebrate our Grand Opening! The Moulton Family thanks you for joining them for this historic moment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IRYtywUw9Y Thank

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Pioneer Days

New museum will showcase OC history through artifacts from early Moulton pioneers The Moulton Ranch at one time spanned most of what is now the

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August 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we are announcing our grand opening on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 11am-3pm at the Moulton Ranch Center. Join

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California Statehood

People traveled via different routes to California: the land routes, including the Oregon Trail; traveled via ship to Panama, across the narrow land bridge or

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Moulton Museum Grand Opening

Moulton Museum Grand Opening You are cordially invited to our highly anticipated Grand Opening and VIP Denim & Diamonds Cocktail Reception! Heavy Hors D’oeuvres, Beer,

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Abraham Lincoln

The Moulton Family had a connection to President Abraham Lincoln, our 16th U.S. President.  J. Tilden Moulton (1808-1881), a Boston lawyer and Lewis’ father, was

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Jonathan Moulton

Jonathan’s Moulton’s House , Courtesy of the Library of Congress Brigadier General Jonathan Moulton (July 21, 1726 – September 18, 1787) established himself as a

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July 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we celebrate 4th of July! Moulton Museum reflects on the 246th historic birthday of the United States. We are

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J. P. Daguerre

Jean Pierre Daguerre (1856-1911) born in Hasparren, Basses-Pyrenees, France. J.P. Daguerre was Lewis Moulton’s Basque business partner. He arrived in California in 1874. He was

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Museum Mascot

In honor of National Mascot Day on June 17th Moulton Museum is proud to announce our mascot “El Toro” El Toro is a fearless and

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June 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we celebrate our recent graduates, honor our fathers, and showcase our donors! Orange County Historical Commissioners presented the Aliso

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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

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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

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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.

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Events

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Bunkhouse BBQ

Wrangler Living Moulton Bunkhouse BBQ Celebrates the OC’s Ranching History article appeared in Wrangler Living Magazine for local residents. MOULTON MUSEUM & BUNKHOUSE BBQ TLN’s COO,

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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,

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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

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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

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Stagecoach History

“A stagecoach is a type of horse drawn coach for passengers and goods. They were one of the first forms of organized public transport and

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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

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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

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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

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