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Monthly Archives: February 2020


Calico Ghost Town

According to the brochure on Calico Ghost Town, Calico was bustling with prospectors searching for mineral riches in 1881. Silver was king and the mining district became one of the richest in California. It had over 500 mines and a…

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Barstow, CA and surrounding area

We had quite the adventure around the greater Barstow, CA area.  We visited the Harvey House.  Harvey House were hospitality centers that hired single women from around 16 to 31 to be servers in the dining rooms.  This Harvey House…

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