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Villa Grande Photos

The 1921 Post Office Directory lists Villa Grande, but Mesa Grande is gone.  Details of how or why the name was changed are unknown.

Windmill in Villa Grande.
Windmill in Villa Grande.
Photo dated 1944.
Photo dated 1944.
From 1939.  The turret house is visible in the center.
From 1939. The turret house is visible in the center.
Sherman House  - later "Chocolate House" - was a hotel across the river.
Sherman House - later "Chocolate House" - was a hotel across the river.
Sherman House is directly across the River from the gravel beach.
Sherman House is directly across the River from the gravel beach.
View from Sherman House, 1932.
View from Sherman House, 1932.
View of Sherman/Chocolate House looking upriver in 1927.
View of Sherman/Chocolate House looking upriver in 1927.
Old Villa Grande Store, post office and gas station.
Old Villa Grande Store, post office and gas station.
The gas pump in front of the old store is still there.
The gas pump in front of the old store is still there.
Postcard of the Villa Grande store and laundromat.
Postcard of the Villa Grande store and laundromat.
Back side of the store postcard.
Back side of the store postcard.
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