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An Excursion up the Coast, by Eliza W. Farnham
Eliza W. Farnham, who promoted social reform, became matron of the women's section of Sing Sing Prison in 1844. Despite ... [Read more]

Journey to San Francisco, by Eliza W. Farnham
We had been but little more than a month settled before it became necessary for me to go to San ... [Read more]

Planting Potatoes, by Eliza W. Farnham
The great labor of seed-time, in which Geordie and I had yet to bear our part, was the potato planting, ... [Read more]

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Wilder Ranch is now a state park and a name synonymous with the history of the north coast of Santa Cruz County. This beautiful pastoral site was, at one time, one of the finest working dairies in the area. Delos Wilder and his partner Levi K. Baldwin established it in ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Delos Wilder