Ione and the Jackson Valley, California (Images of America Series)

Ione and the Jackson Valley, California (Images of America Series)

by Deborah Coleen Cook


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738556024
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/07/2008
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Historic archaeologist and Amador County archivist Deborah Coleen Cook presents here a distinctive look at these valleys, showing views from the early history of the region through to the 21st century. Gathering images from the Amador County Archives and private collections, she tells this story with a unique and interesting approach. Cook, a resident of the Jackson Valley, is also the editor of the Amadorian history quarterly and author of numerous historical and technical articles on gold rush history. She is also the author of Arcadia Publishing’s Jackson.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     6
Introduction     7
The Native Land and the Newcomers     9
The Arroyo Seco Grant     21
Down to Business in Ione City     33
A Place to Call Home     49
Law and Order in a Small Town     65
Around the Ione Valley     73
Traditions and Amusements     83
The Jackson Valley and Beyond     91
Clay, Coal, and Sand     107
A Modern Hamlet     121

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