Fire in alpine ca 91901

  • FIRE! Alpine’s Long History: By Carol Walker

     Written By Carol Walker for the Alpine Historical Society Newsletter “Tattered Tidbits” – October 2013 At this time of year, many residents of our community pause to reflect on years past and what can happen when a spark reaches the dry chaparral in our area—wildfires of epic proportion.  I think most of us are on alert for the dangers as we remember fires of the past. In her book, Alpine—History of a Mountain Settlement, (Available for sale at the Alpine Historical Society Museum) Beatrice LaForce writes, “You will note, if you read this history, how many accounts of pioneer homes…

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