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    Story of the Tallow Vat

    Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe is one of the few historic sites in California that still has its original tallow works. Hides and tallow were key to the economy of ranchos between 1838 and 1849. The tallow works is an important part of the Dana story.

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    School is back in session and 3rd and 4th grade classes are coming to experience life on Rancho Nipomo at the Dana Adobe.  These field trips enhance student’s history lessons. Our educational and cultural programs enable local elementary school children to experience the Rancho and learn firsthand the culture, history,

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    Bathroom Update

    The restroom Eagle Scout project of Weston Dalton is slowly but surely coming along. The trailer has been set and leveled. The interior sheet rock has been installed and taped.

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