The Manson Mine
November 2001 by Dr. Ralph E. PrayThe Manson Mine. That’s what they called it in Ballarat in 1969. The name stuck even after Crazy Charlie Manson and the girls got hauled out of California’s Panamint Range behind Ballarat in handcuffs and ended up in prison for the Tate-LaBianca murders.
The hope was that a bit of the gold from that famous old pocket mine had worked its way down the slope of the hill and into the gravels Pat and his crew were planning to mine.
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