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How Art Shapes Our Lives: A Model of a Stamp Mill

Image of a Working Scale Model Of A 19th Century Stamp Mill Built By Sal Maccarone In 1985.

By Sal Maccarone Sometime during the spring of 1985 while restoring the 1901 Mariposa Hotel in downtown Mariposa, I began a conversation with an elderly gentleman who I first thought was a passerby. He eventually asked me about my experience with scale models. I had recently submitted an architectural model to the Mariposa Board of Supervisors that was used as ...

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Rocks, Crystals, Gold And Jewels At Gem Show

MARIPOSA — If you’re a rock hound or someone who loves jewels, prepare to be dazzled at the Mariposa Mineral & Gem Show this Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 13 – 14 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The location is also the site of the State Mining and Mineral Museum, located about two miles south of Mariposa on Highway 49. This ...

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