A VIEW FROM THE RIDGE ROUTE: The Fort Tejon Era

By Bonnie Ketterl Kane
Illustrated by Susan Sjoberg Hollander

A VIEW FROM THE RIDGE ROUTE: The Fort Tejon EraVolume II – is about the founding of Fort Tejon in 1854. The Fort was located at the top of Grapevine Canyon between the Tehachapi and the San Emigdio Mountains of Southern California, along the major roadway of that time. The book includes military, civic and social activities at and around the Fort, the huge earthquake of 1857, the government’s camel experiment, the arrival of the telegraph and then the closing of Fort Tejon due to the Civil War.
7 X 10, black & white illustrated paperback, 206 pgs – $16