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Fascinating Facts

Sometimes the most interesting bits of history are not found in history books, but in newspaper clippings and personal accounts from people who lived them. From parade floats to mishaps, discoveries to tragedies, here are a few of the fascinating facts we found in our research for this Mount Lowe website. Just click on each image to see for yourself.

For instance, Professor Lowe’s most famous descendant was aviatrix Frances “Pancho” Barnes (pictured above). Read her story here.  Traveling back in time, Lowe’s Civil War exploits were the inspiration for the comic book at left.

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