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The History Mystery #8

Written by Don Grove The North Fork History Group recently received a photograph from the Sierra National Forest, Photo HPO3635. J.A. Thomason took this photograph in the 1940s of the Veteran’s Wall that was located somewhere within the North Fork community. Do you know where this Wall was located, when it was built, or when it was taken down? If ...

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The History Mystery #6

Written by Roger Mitchell, Historian/Librarian Fresno Flats Museum Park & Research Library History seems to have forgotten just who it was that first found an iron-stained quartz vein near the Southeast base of Raymond Mountain. The outcrop must have looked promising because the Prospectors dug a tunnel back into the mountain. Over the years debris and water have half-filled the ...

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The History Mystery #5

If you know anything that will help the Sierra Mono Museum learn more about this photograph from our local history, please write a comment to us at the bottom of this page and tell us your name, where you are located, and what you know about the photograph. Or, write us a short email message at monomuseum@gmail.com Good leads to ...

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The History Mystery #4 – April 2013

Indian Bridge was apparently built in the early 1920s by local residents. The unconfirmed information we have is sketchy, It was built and rebuilt three times. The first two bridges were made from timbers. The last one used steel cables to support the structure. The last bridge washed out in the flood of 1937-8.

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The History Mystery #3 – March 2013

The Baseball Game The photograph below of the baseball field was taken in Raymond in 1926, and is a game between the Dos Palos and Raymond Granite Union High Schools. The photo was found in Dorothy Philp’s album with a picture of the team. But, where in Raymond was this baseball field in 1926?

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