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McCauley’s Mascot (access required)

A few buildings mark the alleged Mascot town site. Never did a town of 5,000 — Thomas McCauley’s immodest and boastful projection to investors — materialize.If Thomas N. McCauley was not a con man, he was certainly the P.T. Barnum of Arizona’s mining industry. On the strength of his gregarious persona and rhapsodic prose, millions ...

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