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  • The Siskiyou Trail

    REAL WORLD : The Siskiyou Trail is the name of the major path between California’s Central Valley and Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The trail became known to Hudson Bay Company – and Alexander McLeod traveled from Vancouver to the Klamath River by 1827 …

  • Redding, California

    REAL WORLD : The first permanent settler in the area was [[:pierson-barton-reading | Pierson Reading]], who received the Rancho Buena Ventura land grant in 1844. At the time it was the northernmost Angelo settlement in California. The town of Redding …

  • Hotel de Paris, Nevada City

    [[File:403870 | class=media-item-align-none | Hotel_deParis.jpg]] Nevada City in 1857 has forty-five licensed establishments selling alcohol. The Hotel de Paris on Broad Street is a relatively clean gambling hall and restaurant, with a boarding …

  • Gasden Purchase, Mexican Territory

    [[File:406616 | class=media-item-align-none | ArizonaGasden.gif]] The Gasden Purchase in 1854 secured lands south of the Gila River, west of the Rio Grande and east of the Colorado for the U.S. It provided for secure passage to California along a …