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    Knights of Templar Silk Ribbon, Bodie, California, 1883. The Knights of Templar was a secret society founded in 1096. Many fraternal organizations sprang up quickly in western mining camps including Bodie. In 1883 Bodie's Templar lodge was thriving with several hundred members. An annual conclave was being held in San Francisco that year and Bodie proudly sent a contingent from their lodge.

    Bodie began as a mining camp of little note following the discovery of gold in 1859 by prospector W. S. Bodey. That November, Bodey perished in a blizzard after making a supply trip to Monoville. In 1876, the Standard Company discovered a profitable deposit of gold bearing ore that transformed Bodie from an isolated mining camp to a Wild West boom town. Measures approximately 2.50" x 9.50"

    Condition:
    Very fine-excellent.


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    June, 2008
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