“Experience frontier California life”
Talk with soldiers who grumble about fatigue details. Visit the Blacksmith at his forge, the carpenter in his shop, or the soldiers in the barracks. Servants, cooks, officers, laundresses, and laborers are eager to share their stories with you. Surround yourself with the sounds, sights and colors of the past. Smell and hear the bubbling stew simmering over an open hearth fire place. Hear the musketoons fire, the blast of the cannon, and see clothing of the era. You can witness women mending clothes, soldiers polishing brass, people stomping around in the adobe brick pit, cooks churning butter or children playing a game of graces.Come take a step back in time and join with the men, women and children of Fort Tejon. Relive a day out of the past. These Living History demonstrations take place on the first Saturday of each month year around. At Fort Tejon visitors are always welcome and the modern world is checked at the gate.
Also in October has a Halloween candlelight walk as well as a great Fourth of July celebration with the firing of the cannons
Very educational and interesting for both adults and children very reasonable to see self registration fee money supports preservation of the Fort staff extremely friendly and informative.
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Fort Tejon State Historical Park
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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