THE WEST COAST SHELDONS - HENRY H SHELDON
As General U.S. Grant toured the western U.S., he was shown the Sutro Tunnel by mine superintendent, Henry Hargrave Sheldon. Read more about Henry's life as he sailed to California during the Gold Rush, lived in the rough mining towns of the Sierra Nevada, and eventually brought his family to live on the California frontier.
PETER BACHUS BATTLES FASCISM ON THE HOME FRONT
Although he was too old to later serve his country in World War II, Peter Bachus stood up to the German American Bund in his home town of Mill Valley, California.