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By Carol Kramer

ISBN-10: 0738581186

ISBN-13: 9780738581187

ISBN-10: 1531653731

ISBN-13: 9781531653736

Augustus T. Dowd may possibly scarcely think his eyes whilst he stumbled upon considered one of nature’s majestic wonders in 1852. removing a wounded undergo within the hills above the mining camp of Murphys, Dowd as an alternative discovered a tree of colossal proportions. After preliminary skepticism in regards to the measurement of those timber, information of Dowd’s discovery quick unfold. neighborhood businessmen quickly obtained the grove of a hundred colossal timber, or huge sequoia, and equipped lodgings for tourists. therefore started one among California’s earliest vacationer sights in 1853. committed as a California nation Park in 1931, Calaveras enormous bushes country Park hosts 250,000 annual viewers who come from all over the world to surprise at those wondrous giants of their exceptional usual surroundings.

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