Fort Tejon State Historic Park | Kids Out and About Los Angeles

Fort Tejon State Historic Park

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4201 Fort Tejon Rd
Lebec , CA , 93243
Phone: (661) 248-6692
34° 52' 12.9108" N, 118° 54' 43.5708" W
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Come take a step back in time and join with the men, women and children of Fort Tejon. Fort Tejon is located in the Grapevine Canyon, the main route between California's Great Central Valley and Southern California. The fort was established to protect and control the Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indian Reservation, and to protect both the Indians and white settlers from raids by the Paiutes, Chemeheui, Mojave, and other Indian groups of the desert regions to the southeast. There are restored adobes from the original fort and the park’s museum features exhibits on army life and local history. The park also has a number of beautiful 400 year-old Valley Oak trees. 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.

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Open hours: 
Sunday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
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