By Amber Frias – – Video Capture: KGET TV 17.

Bakersfield, California – Tejon Ranch, the 422 square mile piece of land that sits sandwiched between Los Angeles and Bakersfield celebrated its 175 anniversary. “We have in our possession, and have had for many decades, the federal deed that recognized and federalized the original El Tejon land grant,” said Barry Zoeller, vice president of communications for Tejon Ranch. Signed on may 9, 1863 by our nation’s 16 president, Abraham Lincoln.

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