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Thompson Camp at the end of Suprise Canyon.

  This is where a pair of gun-toting sisters named Orpha and Mary Thompson once lived. At one time they held mining claims in Surprise and Pleasant Canyons. In the later years Mary would become known as "Shotgun Mary". She lived alone here at the end of Surprise Canyon and would chase off  unsuspecting visitors with her shotgun. Parked nearby is the wreck of an old black Buick. Mary's perhaps?

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