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By Caleb Garvin,Angela Garvin

Cottage Grove is a picturesque little homeland nestled within the Willamette Valley. Pioneers following the Oregon path west settled within the quarter within the early 1800s. The Bohemia Mountains have been the 1st significant draw to the world after James "Bohemia" Johnson chanced on gold in 1863. A gold rush ensued and triggered a number of increase cities to spring up at the path to the mines. After numerous years, many thousands in gold have been blasted from the mountains. there's an anticipated $14 million in gold last within the mountain to this present day. With new settlers got here the 1st submit workplaces and faculties. whilst the mining began to decelerate, the lumber used to be at the upswing. With easy accessibility to the quick line and virgin bushes on each hill within the valley, bushes turned the recent increase. generators sprung up nearly in a single day, and sometimes burned in one evening. At one time, there have been 23 turbines on Row River alone.

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