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F is for Frémont, John Charles (1813-1890): Irresponsible Filibuster or Great Explorer?


“From the ashes of his campfires have sprung cities.” ~ Jessie Benton Frémont The city of Fremont is located south of San Francisco and isn’t a tourist attraction per se were it not for the international renown of Khaled Hosseini … Continue reading

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