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A Walk Through Time: Adna A. Hecox, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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Laura J. F. Hecox, by Frank Perry
From 1869 to 1941 the federal government maintained a white, two-story lighthouse at Santa Cruz. Located near the site of ... [Read more]

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This father and son team led lives of great divergence. The father, George, died in great shame while the son, Ernest, was one of the most popular men to grace the community.

George Otto was another of the sturdy Germans who fled to America in order to escape the endless ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: George and Ernest Otto by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow