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Tejon Ranch History podcast

Dec 2, 2022

What four-letter-word changed California and the US practically overnight?


Meanwhile, Edward Beale, still in the Navy, was tasked with a very important job, one that involved sometimes treacherous and difficult travel across the country, from stifling heat to bitter cold.

Nov 21, 2022

As Beale celebrates his victory at San Pasqual, the controversy surrounding his superiors threatens to derail that victory and his entire naval career.

He needed a break, and in this episode, his luck increases - thanks to an unknowing source.

Oct 28, 2022

Though the Battle at San Pasqual ended, Edward Fitzgerald Beale, now in Washington, D.C.,  finds himself in a controversy with his commanders and their actions during the recent battle.

At the same time, he receives new orders to rejoin the Pacific Squadron.

Oct 20, 2022

Episode seven explores the increasing squabbles between army leaders after the Battle of San Pasqual.

Even more importantly, though, Beale’s illness arises yet he’s still considered for the rough task of delivering important papers to Washington, DC from the battlefield—not an easy task in the mid-1800s!

Oct 6, 2022

In episode six, we head a bit south into East San Diego County.

The war with Mexico escalates, US leaders are captured, and Edward Beale takes command of the Naval Marine Forces!