On February 1, 2018 the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation participated in Downtown Santa Barbara’s First Thursday program and brought El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park to life by candlelight with living history demonstrations and music and dance performances.
Photo by Mike Imwalle.
Docent Suzi Calderon Bellman demonstrates laundry and other women’s work. Photo by Dr. Paul Mori.
Special thanks to Dr. Paul Mori and Mike Imwalle for the wonderful photographs. To see more photos from the evening, visit our Flickr album here.
Volunteer Ray Ogella in the Padre’s quarters. Photo by Dr. Paul Mori.
Comandante of Los Soldados del Real Presidio de Santa Barbara, David Martinez. Photo by Mike Imwalle.
Baile de California leads an Early California dance demonstration in the Presidio Chapel. Photo by Dr. Paul Mori.
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