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Baker City is Defined by Gold Rush

When they strung up poor Bogs Greenwood on a ranch near here in 1864 for murder, most probably figured it was the start and finish of his moment of fame. But when a Main Street bank building was torn down decades later, a time capsule turned up, and there was Bogs’ skull, along with a brief biography.

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