How the SS Mariposa became part of a major maritime rescue legacy


Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series about a shipwreck, a rescue and how Mariposa County is likely a part of the story.

Shown is the cover of the book which features the SS Mariposa. The book can be ordered at standard outlets, including Amazon and Google Books, among others.

It’s a fact Mariposa County abounds in history.

From the Gold Rush to Ansel Adams to the historic courthouse, finding history is not a problem.

However, there is one bit of history that is ...

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