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Rotary agenda includes ghost town and Turkey Trot

 

Last updated 9/24/2017 at Noon

Fallbrook Village Rotary president Gordon Stone, right, presents guest speaker Robert Peek, ranger for California State Parks, with a pen after his presentation.

FALLBROOK – At the September meeting of Fallbrook Village Rotary, the guest speaker was Robert Peek, a ranger for California State Parks. He spoke about Bodie State Park which is east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and was once the largest gold and silver mining town in the western U.S. (1879 to 1905).

Bodie became a State Historic Park in 1962 and is now considered a “Ghost Town” where visitors can tour the old stamp mill and take photos of historic buildings, old cars, farm wagons, etc. The annual Bodie Day is an enactment of how it was in 1879.

Rotary members also discussed their...



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