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of Ft. Tejon Began August 10, 1854
- A tremendous
earthquake (estimated to hav had a richter scale
magnitude of 8.5) hit the grapevine in 1857, causing
extensive damage to the Fort.
- The first
Butterfield Overland Stage stopped here on October 8th, 1858 on
its way to San Francisco from St. Louis.
- The Fort
was abandoned in 1864
- In 1926
along the Ridge Route the Fort Tejon area was a supply point having
a garage, cafe and cabins.