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Legend of Bourbon Springs

In treasure hunting the key is always “first edition”, a treasure hunter can spend years in the wrong location, just because they did not locate the original story. So it is always important to check out where the story came from and in what year was it written.Such is the case in the Legend of […]

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Myths of US Camel Experiment

  This article is courtesy of Doug Baum Perhaps no episode in American history is less understood and poorly interpreted than the U.S. Army Camel Experiment of the mid-19th century. It’s even been written that it “failed.” Reasons our country has no vestigial camel populations from the colorful period preceding the Civil War are many, […]

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Lost Bells of Santa Ysabel Ca.

             A piece of a missing mission bell, more than two centuries old, is back where it belongs, thanks to history sleuth Kathleen R. Frazee. Fascinated by the mystery of the missing bells of Santa Ysabel, an asistencia (or sub-mission) of Mission San Diego de Alcalá, Frazee, a staff member in the Center for […]

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Dezert magazine Spring 2014

Dezert magazine Spring 2014 Come along as we visit the magnificent Ubehebe Crater, discover just how wonderful stagecoach riding was in the 1800’s, and learn about the Lost Treasure of Mission San Miguel from WC Jameson. Death Valley Jim will take us on several rides from the Pictographs at Granite Hills, to Barry Storms and […]

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Dezert magazine Sum/Fall2013

Dezert magazine Sum/Fall2013 BIG DOUBLE issue with articles about the Dale mining district near Joshua Tree Ca, how cadaver dogs are helping out the Bodie ghost town and was Avote a troubled man? The life and art of Marjorie Reed, Discover the Carrizo Plain of central California, the final part of Peglegs Lost Gold. Explore […]

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Elmer’s Bottle Ranch California

This  two acre lot located in Helendale California just east of Victorville, is completely saturated with ” bottle trees “, and it all started back in 1952 when six year old Elmer and his Dad went camping.

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