This Week in Local History June 30 – July 6, 2014

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This Week in Local History June 30th to July 6th

1776 July 4th -Independence Day.  On this day in 1776 Congress approved The Declaration of Independence, declaring the United States independent of Great Britain.

1880- 15 Families now reside at the Bunkerville Town site

1927 -16 local girls spent the summer picking strawberries in  Provo, UT.

1930- First well drilled in The Virgin Valley, 300 ft. deep, behind Mesquite Elementary School.  Water not fit to drink so it was used for the schools toilets.

1935 – CCC Camp left for summer.  (In charge of work projects during The Great Depression)

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