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Author David Carle – ‘Putting California on the Map’

Press release Local author David Carle’s new book is PUTTING CALIFORNIA ON THE MAP: VON SCHMIDT’S LINES, the biography of Allexey W. von Schmidt, who was a ’49er, surveyor and civil engineer.  Von Schmidt was the first government surveyor to work in the Eastern Sierra. Before there were any mines or homesteads, in 1855 he […]

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