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The History Mystery #28

This photo is of the Lisenby CCC Camp that we received from the Bass Lake District of the Sierra National Forest. We know there were two major Civilian Conservation Corps camps in North Fork during the 1930s. The one referred to as the North Fork Camp was located on Road 222 between North Fork and Manzanita Lake, but we don’t ...

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The History Mystery #28

This photo is of the Lisenby CCC Camp that we received from the Bass Lake District of the Sierra National Forest. We know there were two major Civilian Conservation Corps camps in North Fork during the 1930s. The one referred to as the North Fork Camp was located on Road 222 between North Fork and Manzanita Lake, but we don’t ...

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The History Mystery #27

We welcome E. Clampus Vitus as our newest contributing partner in the History Mystery Series. This submission for April is a continuation of a project they have been working on at the bottom of Hensley Lake. In the 1850’s Major James Savage of the California Militia erected a trading post along the Fresno River at the North West section of ...

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The History Mystery #26

These photographs are from Dorothy Philp’s 1920s photo album. Dorothy is from the Raymond Area but there was not a notation about where this bridge is in our area. We would love to know where this was or is located and over what body of water. The date is 1925. Thank you! Submitted by Lynn Northrup, Raymond Museum   Follow-Up ...

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The History Mystery #25

This photo is from the historic photographic files of the Forest Service and the caption on the photo reads “Looking down San Joaquin River from Minaret Summit.” So we know the location is near Reds Meadow on the east side of the Sierra. Our questions are what are the five cross-like structures near the center of the picture and can ...

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The History Mystery #24

This is a picture from the Coarsegold Historical Society. We know it was taken at the North Fork Indian Mission School. We need help with identifying the students in the picture and the date it was taken. Please respond in the comments section below, or contact the Museum directly if you have any information about this photograph.

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The History Mystery #23

Here at the Fresno Flats Research Library, we sometimes find packages left on our doorstep anonymously. On one such occasion we found an envelope containing old photos of local logging operations which we recognized. and could identify. However, one photo looks out of place, and we are unable to identify the location. The image shows men standing on logs floating ...

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The History Mystery #22

The Mono Museum presented this photo for the History Mystery this month. They have no information about this building. The only thing they know is this photo is in a file in their archives. They would like the community to offer any information about this building. If you know where it was located, who owned it, what it was used ...

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History Mystery #21

This month’s History Mystery is a little different. The photograph below is of North Fork School children doing some sort of activity on the school grounds. This is one of many school photographs that were saved from the trash bin years ago. Only recently, they were donated to the North Fork History Group. We do not know who took the ...

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Major Video Games Developed In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Did you know that Oakhurst was once home to one of the world’s largest video game developers? If you remember Sierra Entertainment or perhaps worked there or know someone who did, there’s a writer who would like to talk to you. Laine Nooney, a media studies researcher and cultural historian of technology, will be visiting Oakhurst from Sept. ...

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