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Tejon Ranch History podcast

Oct 26, 2017

Between 1843 and 1846, the Mexican government encouraged settlement by awarding hundreds of land grants in California. One of these five ranchos, Tejon, helped formed the nucleus of what is now known today as Tejon Ranch. The average grant size was roughly 49,000 acres, and even though the land was free, it still proved...

Oct 25, 2017

Sharing excerpts from the book, Tejon Ranch: Preserving the Legacy of a California Treasure, this episode explores dragoons, San Diego, Californios, San Pasquel, and a battle that wasn’t expected. One name that stands out in this episode? Edward Fitzgerald Beale, the founder of Tejon Ranch. Listen, learn and enjoy!

Oct 25, 2017

Welcome to episode two of our new podcast series about the land and legacy of Tejon Ranch. In this episode, Barry Zoeller explores the early beginnings of the Ranch, including Spanish explorers, native Americans, and the natural beauty of the land that played a role in the settling of the Tejon Ranch.

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Oct 12, 2017

A new podcast series about the history of Tejon Ranch. You might not know it but Tejon Ranch played a huge (and sometimes colorful) role in the founding of California. From Spanish explorers to Russian fur traders to gold miners to Kit Carson, we’ll explore the way it was in early California.