1870 - 1879

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1870
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Englishman Edwin Angwin purchases land on Howell Mountain, and establishes a health resort, which flourishes for 30 years and brings an influx of people to the mountain. The town on Howell Mountain’s plateau bears his name.
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1879
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William S. Keyes marries Flora Hastings, daughter of Judge S.C. Hastings, the first Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court. Hastings gives a portion of his land holdings to the newlyweds for a new winery venture, Liparita-La Jota. Soon after, Keyes builds the stone winery, which still stands today, just a few miles from La Jota.
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