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ONE HUNDRED YEARS

 

AT

 

SILVER LAKE AMADOR COUNTY

 

CALIFORNIA

 

1848 1948

 

THE SWENSON TEAM

(BERT & STELLA)

 

 

A Report

Presented to

Doctor Rockwell D. Hunt

Director of California History Foundation

College of the Pacific

 

By

Stella S. Swenson

 

April, 1948

(Permission to Reprint by the Swenson Family)

(Obtaining Permission and Scanning by Vern Dander)

All rights reserved.

This book or parts thereof, may not be reproduced to any form without the permission of the Swenson Family.

 

 

CONTENTS

 

 

 

 

 

Cover

Forward

Page

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i

Acknowledgments

ii

Introduction

12 | | 3 | | 4 | | 5 |

 

Part I

 

Trailblazers

6

Fremont Expeditions

78 | | 9 | | 10 | | 11 |

Kit Carson Emigrant Trail

1213 | | 14 |

Early Wagon Roads

1516 | | 17 | | 18 |

 

Part II

 

Pioneers and Early Settlers

19

Pioneering Pardners

2021 | | 22 | | 23 | | 24 | | 25 | | 26 | | 27 |

Our Indian Friends

2829 |

Silver Lake Trails and Lakes

3031 |

Water Resources

3233 |

 

Part III

 

United Forest Reserve and Related Public Use

3435 | | 36 | | 37 | | 38 | | 39 | | 40 | | 41 | | 42 | | 43 | | 44 | | 45 |

 

Part IV

 

Recent Pioneers in Camps and Camping

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Appendix

 

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Chronology

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Bibliography

Dedication

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