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Business district in Mariposa burns

California, 1857, zoomable map
Most of the central business area of Mariposa, California burned to the ground after a fire started in a house on Main Street. Damage to almost fifty businesses added up to more than $200,000. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 370.


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