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Guide to the Fort Ross State Historic Park Photographic Collection
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Description
The Fort Ross State Historic Park Photographic Collection contains 1,860 images that date from 1764 through 2015. Images depict the property as a Russian fortress, a ranching settlement, and a state park.
Background
Fort Ross State Historic Park contains 3,386 acres of natural, cultural, and historical resources. Located in Sonoma County, the park is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by Seaview/Meyers Grade Road, and is bisected by the San Andreas Fault; it is roughly 11 miles northwest of the town of Jenner. The park is accessible by car via State Highway 1.
Extent
1,860 images
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head Curator of the California State Parks Photographic Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.