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Tulare County

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Early days in Tulare County, California, are recalled in this new 88-page spiral-bound booklet, an excerpt from A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Fresno, Tulare and Kern, California, originally printed in 1891 by the Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago. Other booklets are available on Kern and Fresno County histories. The colorful front cover is printed on 80# card stock and has been protected with a vinyl sheet. The 8.5" x 11" text is printed on 60# opaque paper, with two original pages on each sheet. Among the many subjects included are: The many wonderful physical features of the county, including the Sequoias and efforts to protect them; Tulare County Organized; A trial where Indians had a taste of "white man's law"; County government; Kern River Mining Excitements; the "Sandlapper"; Trouble between "Mussel slough settlers" and the Southern Pacific Railroad Company; The Thermal Belt; General History; Year by year Newspaper highlights for 1856 and 1859 through 1868; The Indian War on Tule River; the Courthouse and Jail; Tulare Lake; the Artesian Belt; Property Assessment, Educational Matters; County Officials; Train Robbers; George W. Stewart, J.J. McMillan, Ben M. Maddox and W.W. Barnes; Visalia (the county seat) -- history, fire department, newspapers, societies and doctors; Tulare City, Porterville, Hanford, Traver, Lemoore, Springville, White River, Orosi, Dinura, and other towns; and numerous other interesting bits of history and trivia. Our California booklets are a good resource for learning about the history, geography and social climate of places where you or your ancestors have lived or of places you plan to visit.

Tulare County, CA
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Cover of Tulare County History

Sources: History of Tulare County, California; A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Fresno, Tulare and Kern, California,
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Original Publication Year: 1891
Original Publisher: Lewis Publishing Co.
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