This Week In History August 7, 2015

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August 5, 1887: Mail discontinued to Mesquite then in Lincoln County ( now Mesquite Clark County).For the  next ten years mail went through Bunkerville (from 1887-1897).

August 11, 1918: A “Patriotic Assembly” was held to honor Howard Pulsipher, Frank Burgess and John Lee who had served overseas.

August 1929: Harlo Dam breaks at the mouth of the Virgin River gorge. One of the biggest floods ever seen by Mesquite.

 

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