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Fun Fact: How Much John Marsh Paid For Rancho de Los Meganos

In 1937, John Marsh paid $500 for Rancho de Los Meganos, located in Contra Costa County, California. Adjusted for inflation, Marsh paid the equivalent of $12,195.12 in today’s currency (2013).

The historic John Marsh Home along with 3,659 acres of natural habitat is currently being planned as a new California State Park.