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Historic Jolon
South of Fort HunterLiggett, California


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Jolon Store

Jolon Store

Jolon was an important town in the 1870's but faded when it was bypassed by the railroad. Itwas mostly razed or relocated when Fort Hunter Liggett was created in the 1940's. Now only the old store and the church remain.

Jolon, California

Date photographed: April 13, 2016

Ruins of the Dutton Hotel

Ruins of the Dutton Hotel

This adobe stage stop built by Antonio Rameriz in 1849 became the nucleus for the town of Jolon. When the railroad displaced the stage route the town almost disappeared.

Jolon, California

Date photographed: April 13, 2016

Sheridan tank at Fort Hunter Liggett

Sheridan tank at Fort Hunter Liggett

A Sheridan tank at the entrance to Fort Hunter Liggett. This was a light tank from the 1960's that was designed to be air-dropped and could also swim rivers.

Fort Hunter Liggett main gate, near Jolon, Monterey County, California

Date photographed: November 6, 2015

St Luke's Episcopal Church

St Luke's Episcopal Church

Epicopal minister James McGowan founded St Luke's Church in 1883 to serve the ranchers of the Jolon Valley. The church was built in 1885 and has now outlived the town it was built in.

Jolon, California

Date photographed: April 24, 2017

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