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By J. Wright,E. Whisman

scorching, thirsty variety livestock led cowboys to a shady, spring-fed pond halfway among the coastal and sierra foothills in Northern California. the world was once often called �the Willows.� It used to be a spot without doubt popular to the local Wintun Indians lengthy ahead of white males got here exploring. Settlers begun deciding to buy up land at $4 an acre after the Gold Rush. Milton French used to be ranching to the west of city as early as 1857. In June 1876, Johnson and Hochheimer opened a basic shop. Daniel Zumwalt supplied land to railroad tycoon Charlie Crocker, who prolonged educate provider to the �the Willows� by means of 1878. extensive streets have been specified by an east-to-west orientation. town was once on its approach to changing into the guts of 1 of the most efficient agricultural components within the nation, due to the advance of deep-water wells and the development of canals.

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