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FCTMiddletonRpt - Middleton Valley The Middleton Valley is...

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Middleton Valley The Middleton Valley is home to one of the state’s largest natural freshwater lakes, the unique and beautiful Jefferson Basin, and numerous parks and recreational campgrounds. Middleton Valley has many convenient and quality visitor attractions and facilities, including a variety of lodging options to fit any budget. The Middleton Valley and surrounding area is renowned for its beautiful scenery, wildlife, and outdoor recreational opportunities. In the 1860s, silver was discovered in the Middleton Valley area and fortune seekers flocked to the area hoping to strike it rich at the massive Milestone Lode discovered in 1860. Would-be miners rushed to the Middleton Valley over Culver Pass from the north and Myers Pass and Gulliver Pass from the south. The influx of pioneers to the valley was so great that Northridge Road was forged across the mountains. Silver wasn’t the only valuable commodity early settlers found in the area. Middleton Valley’s timber-rich forests became a necessary
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course CSI 101 taught by Professor Geff during the Spring '11 term at Triton College.

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FCTMiddletonRpt - Middleton Valley The Middleton Valley is...

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