A Tale of Fort Ross is an enchanting story of exploration, friendship, and the strength of the human spirit. Two centuries ago, Alexander a boy who grew up in Russia, embarks on a journey over the seas to America. Along with his friend, Ivan, he lands on today's Northern California coast and builds a fort there -- with a fur trade, windmill, and bountiful orchard. They befriend the native peoples and lay a foundation for peaceful coexistence, science, and convservation. A Tale of Fort Ross is based on actual events.