Tag: history

Lost Horse Mine in JTNP

Unfortunately, this is not a dog-friendly trail. Please respect the trail rule. For history lovers: Even before the California Gold Rush of 1849, prospectors were finding gold in southern California. As the take from the mines in the Sierras petered out, miners fanned out into the deserts. Hot summers, scarce water, limited wood sources, and

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Friendship Bell

The Korean Bell of Friendship was a gift from South Korea to the United States in 1976 to further the friendship and trust between the two nations. The bell, which weighs 17 tons, was cast in Korea then shipped to the U.S. The pavilion which houses the bell was constructed by Korean craftsmen in the traditional Korean architectural

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