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By Jeff Benziger

Fertile soil drew Ceres founder Daniel Whitmore to the flat land south of the Tuolumne River in California's San Joaquin Valley in 1867. Named for the Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres was once specified by 1875 one of the stalks of grain. A religious Baptist, Whitmore provided unfastened plenty to an individual who desired to make Ceres their domestic with a pledge by no means to take advantage of alcohol. As irrigation water and railroad tracks have been later brought, the city flourished as an agricultural neighborhood the place peaches, almonds, and walnuts are grown. this present day Ceres has retained its agricultural roots, and consuming is now permissible. in reality, one of many nation's biggest wine manufacturers, Bronco vineyard, calls Ceres domestic. citizens come jointly as a neighborhood with the Ceres road Faire, summer season concert events within the Park, Farmers industry and the remarkable Christmas Tree Lane.

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