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ISBN-10: 0738528919

ISBN-13: 9780738528915

ISBN-10: 1531615236

ISBN-13: 9781531615239

town of Atwater was once wealthy in a special form of treasure than the gold frequently sought by means of humans flocking to California within the 1850s. Named for Marshall D. Atwater, a tenant on a number of of founder John W. Mitchell's 2,000-acre parcels, the neighborhood boasted a mineral-rich alluvial soil that made it a very effective agricultural region. while the vital Pacific Railroad got here through--thanks to lobbying from Mitchell, in addition to numerous strips of unfastened land deeded to the railroad--a swap used to be laid subsequent to Atwater's warehouse. The educate swap and the development turned referred to as Atwater Station, and in time, town itself bore his name.

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