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Posted on: October 3, 2018

History

Old stereooptican image of town of Mariposa in the 1800s as seen from nearby hill with men in the fo

When California was formed  in 1850, Mariposa County was one of the original 27 counties and covered one-fifth of the state. The County was reapportioned to create all of parts of 11 other counties giving rise to the nickname the “Mother of Counties.”

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