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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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The History Mystery #2 – February 2013

Like the January History Mystery, the photograph below came from the John Hughes collection. In 1920, John Hughes was the trail crew supervisor for the Sierra National Forest. It may be that this photograph is somewhere on today’s Road 200, but the structure, location and ownership has not been determined. Is it a hotel or a residence? Where is it ...

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The History Mystery #1 – January 2013

In 1920, John Hughes was the trail crew supervisor for the Sierra National Forest. He collected photographs and created a photographic album that was donated in 1983 to the (then) Minarets Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest by his daughter Avis Hughes Harper, then living in Fresno, California. This photograph may be near O’Neals, but the exact location – ...

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