Silent witness

I only noticed this rather sad sight as I was about to leave Anderson Ranch SHP after my hike to the ridge and back. When I had arrived in the morning, the park’s gate wasn’t yet open, so I left my car along the side of nearby Anderson Ranch Parkway. At the end of this short street sits the Lake […]

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Anderson Marsh farm

It wasn’t all that long ago when I featured Huell Howser’s visit to the Anderson Marsh State Historic Park as my Wednesday post; at that time I mentioned it was on my list of places I definitely wanted to see for myself. Well, I finally got my chance last week! I actually visited the park on two separate days because […]

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History along the trail

I almost stumbled into a bit of nearly forgotten history one sunny day last week, as I was hiking along the trail between Brown’s Ravine and Mormon Island at Folsom Lake. At the top of a prominent hill I was amazed to find stone foundations surrounding a large hole in the ground. It was obvious I wasn’t the only person […]

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