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Methodist Church, Green & Fuller Streets, Bodie, Mono County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB87041
Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer July 1962 View From South

HB87042
Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer Rear View Of The Church

HB87043
Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer July 1962 View Toward Altar


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Item Title


Location
Green & Fuller Streets, Bodie, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1924
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-57).
Building/structure dates: 1878 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1928 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1962 subsequent work
Significance: The Ghost Town of Bodie is a Registered Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark #341. Placer gold was first discovered here in July 1859 and a quartz vein located in August, 1859; but though many efforts were made to exploit the area, it was not until 1874 that the great potential wealth of the district became promising. Bodie reached its peak in production in 1879-80 and the population reached 10-12 thousand. Total production of gold and silver is estimated at 90-100 million.

Subjects
Churches
Methodist Churches
Protestantism


Related Names
Hinkle, Rev. George B.
State Of Nevada Methodist Mission
Clinton, E. J.
Cartnal, David R., Field Team
Wright, James K., Field Team
Smith, Tony E., Field Team
Shope, Richard I., Field Team
Keller, Larry Jay, Field Team
Palmer, Richard L., Field Team
Partridge, Ronald, Photographer
Koue, A. Lewis, Historian
Cartnal, David R., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer July 1962 VIEW FROM SOUTH
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer REAR VIEW OF THE CHURCH
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Partridge, Photographer July 1962 VIEW TOWARD ALTAR


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