In the early 1850s, the Rogue Valley's ancient inhabitants were forced into war by the arrival of transitory miners looking for the quickest way to get rich. The miners along Wagner Creek scoured every nook and cranny but discarded the real riches in the productive soil. The first white settlers of Talent traded the gold pan for the plow and claimed the best land in the valley to build a community that continues today. Farmers and their families depended on the soil and sun for their livelihood. Years of improvement ...

Talent 2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738571461

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Talent 2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531646899

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