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In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

 


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

Dec. 12, 1912: William Tamaree and L.J. Paul were in receipt by the steamer Humboldt of returns from samples of ore recently sent to a Portland assaying firm showing $20 per ton values in gold and silver in one of the samples from a prospect on Frederick Sound. Shortly after the fishing season closed this year, Tamaree and Paul made a trip to Frederick Sound in the launch Starlight, looking for the famous placer mine “Lost Rocker.” While Tamaree hunted the valley where they believed the Rocker is located, Paul scoured the hills and found se...



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