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Image: SRI interior view out a window.jpg|<center>View from Al Vail's bedroom window,<br> China Camp, Santa Rosa Island</center>
 
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Revision as of 10:35, 3 September 2017

China Camp, Santa Rosa Island, 1965


China Camp, Santa Rosa Island is located on the south shore of the island. In the late 1930s a simple, three-room wood house was built as a shelter for cowboys working in the area. A few years later, an addition was built onto the eastern side of the house by Sam Wise, second husband of Margaret Vail (1896-1957). Wise and others landed planes in the vicinity for easy access.


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