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San Joaquin Valley   /sæn wˌɑkˈin vˈæli/   Listen
San Joaquin Valley

A vast valley in central California known for its rich farmland.

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... by Mormons from the ship Brooklyn. They landed July 31, 1846, to found the first English speaking community of the Golden State, theretofore Mexican. These Mormons established the farming community of New Helvetia, in the San Joaquin Valley, the same fall, while men from the Mormon Battalion, January 24, 1848, participated in the discovery of gold at Sutter's Fort. Mormons also were pioneers in Southern California, where, in 1851, several hundred families of the faith settled ...
— Mormon Settlement in Arizona • James H. McClintock

Words linked to "San Joaquin Valley" :   vale, valley, Calif., Golden State, California, ca

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