Sarah Lim: Museum Notes

November 1, 2013

Sarah Lim: Combing the records to uncover the past of a county historian

Little was known about Merced County historian John Outcalt . In comparison to Ralph Milliken, Corwin Radcliffe and Frank Latta, Outcalt is the most quoted and celebrated Merced County historian, and yet no known biography about him was ever written. With the help of local genealogist Alma Stone, columnist Sarah Lim has been able to put together a biographical sketch of this little known historian.

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