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Lake Yosemite In 1909: Supplying water to Merced

Lake Yosemite took shape in the late 1800s, but did you know that recreational activities on the water were prohibited prior to 1917? As one of the major projects of the Crocker-Huffman irrigation company, Lake Yosemite was created to supply water to the City of Merced. The construction of Lake Yosemite Reservoir commenced in February…

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