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When I first caught sight of it [Mount Shasta] over the braided folds of the Sacramento Valley, I was fifty miles away and afoot, alone and weary. Yet all my blood turned to wine, and I have not been weary since.
      -- John Muir, 1874

...At last the water went down... Then the animal people came down from the top of Mount Shasta and made new homes for themselves. They scattered everywhere and became the ancestors of all the animal peoples of the earth.
      -- Shasta Indian Flood Legend

I consider the evening twilight on Mount Shasta one of the grandest sights I have ever witnessed.
      -- Theodore Roosevelt, 1908


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