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Month: February 2018

The Story of James P. Beckwourth, a Legend of the American West

One historic figure that was at Rancho Nipomo was Jim P. Beckwourth, former slave turned mountain man and Crow Indian chief. The Dana family, or as Jim called “Captain Denny”, knew him as one of the first military… Read More

Sunday Speaker Series: Jim Beckwourth

Helen Daurio will host a talk on the legendary figure Jim Beckwourth. He characterized the rugged individualism that made America. Rose out of slavery, and traveled west to become the most notorious mountain man. He is generally known… Read More