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By Paul A. Handverger

Clarkdale is famous as a �Place of historical past� within the nationwide check in of historical locations, owning either old and architectural value. Clarkdale�s tale begun eons in the past with the construction of its typical surroundings. the 1st humans got here hundreds of thousands of years in the past to this lush land, via next cultures that made use of the considerable water, wealthy soil, and reasonable weather. within the early twentieth century, mining tycoon William Clark equipped the smelter corporation city of Clarkdale; the rural age used to be quickly changed through the commercial age. Clark turned one of many wealthiest males in the United States, with such a lot of his cash coming from the output of Clarkdale�s smelter. because the smelter closure in 1953, the previous staff� houses, smelter website, and corporate lands were recycled into today�s houses, a vacationer vacation spot, and a spot of museums, schooling, and the humanities, all situated inside a magnificent atmosphere of mountains and river. This publication offers that story.

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