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In Search of La Placita

In Search of La Placita

Cal Poly students use ground sensing radar in the hunt for artifacts buried by 1862 flood. History tells us that the 1862 flood totally devastated the twin communities of La Placita de los Trujillos and Agua Mansa.  Adobe homes, furniture, clothing, tools, dishes, silverware, everything was washed away by the 100 year flood.  La Placita and Agua Mansa residents survived the flood by heeding the warning tolls of  the San Salvador Church bell and quickly making their way to higher…

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