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November 3, 2022



November 3, 1922 – The famous “Lost Rocker” placer gold claim for which prospectors have been searching for the past thirty years has been rediscovered and located by J.U.G. Morrison on the headwaters of the Farragut River at Farragut Bay, about thirty miles from Petersburg. Mr. Morrison has discovered eight claims and next season will start the work of actively developing them. The history of the “Lost Rocker” is one of interest and one which has fired the imagination of miners and prospectors of this section for years. About thirty years ago, according to legend, a white man was...



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