Rich and Tracy Smith with their Fresno County centennial key. Rich found it at a flea market in Santa Cruz, cast with Fresno County 1856 1956.
Rich and Tracy Smith with their Fresno County centennial key. Rich found it at a flea market in Santa Cruz, cast with Fresno County 1856 1956. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Rich and Tracy Smith with their Fresno County centennial key. Rich found it at a flea market in Santa Cruz, cast with Fresno County 1856 1956. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com

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November 26, 2016 2:00 PM

How did an old-style key marking county’s centennial wind up on the coast?

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