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The bridge was constructed in 1862 by David Wood, who owned a sawmill in the area. It served as a key river passage for what was called the Virginia Turnpike, the wagon trail from Marysville to the silver mines near Virginia City, Nevada. Toll prices weren’t cheap. Carts pulled by eight horses, mules or oxen had to pay $6. A one-horse buggy paid $1 to cross. Horse riders paid 50 cents. People on foot paid 25 cents. Hog owners paid 5 cents per hog.
The Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world’s most popular and easily recognized wines in the world. It is grown all over the world and most wine growing regions give at least a few acres to this red grape. This has produced a wide variation in it’s production and there are many flavor profiles of wines created using this grape. The Cabernet Sauvignon is certainly not a one size fits all wine. Region matters a great deal with this one in particular.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the large cities yet close enough to world renowned locations to make travel a breeze, Saddle Creek Resort is convenient, comfortable, and peaceful while offering lots to do or nothing at all, at your pace, and with endless additional options nearby.