4th Largest Unofficial City in America!

August 24 Joseph Chapman joins Bouchard’s crew!

EUREKA! It’s the smoking gun! It comes from the ship’s log of  American Captain Reynolds. He was anchored at Kealakekua Bay on the island of Hawaii at King Kamehameha’s royal compound. The captain wrote on this day that he paid off Joseph Chapman for some work he’d done on his ship out of Boston, the Sultan. Who knows, maybe Joseph had...

This Day in El Pueblo’s History 1818

This Day in El Pueblo’s History 1818

Apr 2, 2018

December 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the first two illegal immigrants hiding out in colonial Spanish Los Angeles — believe it or not, they were despised American pirates!  Follow their twisted tale in the blog “El Pueblo.”