Mother Lode Pride! Rediscovered Mark Twain Tale Includes Local Places, Landmarks And Characters

 

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This (rare, rare, rare!) 1865 Mark Twain portrait was taken around the time when he wrote a Tuolumne County mining tale that has come back to light. Click here for the scoop!

It was first published just before that famous “Jumping Frog of Calaveras” story that he credits with punching his meal ticket — and helping make his career.

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