Stephanie Taylor

July 29, 2012 12:00 AM

California Sketches: Fountainhead of the Valley is found at Shasta

One fine spring day in 1875, John Muir hiked to the summit of Mount Shasta. In awe, he watched the weather change. "Storm clouds on the mountains – how truly beautiful they are! – floating fountains bearing water for every well; the angels of streams and lakes."

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