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February
2012

Valparaiso: The Jewel of the Pacific Regains her Sparkle

At the height of the California Gold Rush, both miners and supplies needed to get from the Eastern United States to the West and there was, at that time, no transcontinental railroad or a Panama Canal. The option was to “Sail ‘round the Horn” rounding the tip of South America at the Straights of Magellan and heading up the Pacific Coast



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