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June 13, 1990 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's said that in 1850 this Mother Lode town declared itself the Great Republic of Rough and Ready--or so the story goes. The nation lasted just 12 weeks, but the town with the long and colorful name has been celebrating ever since. This year, as usual, Rough and Ready is marking its flirtation with independence with Secession Days, a two-month festival ending the last Sunday of this month.
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June 13, 1990 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's said that in 1850 this Mother Lode town declared itself the Great Republic of Rough and Ready--or so the story goes. The nation lasted just 12 weeks, but the town with the long and colorful name has been celebrating ever since. This year, as usual, Rough and Ready is marking its flirtation with independence with Secession Days, a two-month festival ending the last Sunday of this month.
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