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Gold rush country

Gold rush country

guide to California"s Mother Lode & northern mines

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Published by Lane Pub. Co. in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • California -- Guidebooks.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the editors of Sunset books and Sunset magazine. Foreword by Oscar Lewis; endorsed by the California Historical Society.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      SeriesA Sunset discovery book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF866.2 .S8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p.
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6221718M
      LC Control Number57006789
      OCLC/WorldCa2688549

      California’s Gold Rush Country, text and photography by Leslie A. Kelly, Les Kelly Publications, Huntington Beach, Calif., , $ This coffee-table book provides a nice picture of the so-called Gold Rush Country–almost current color pictures, along with 25 historic pictures, make up the bulk of the page work–as California and the rest of the nation get ready to celebrate Author: Historynet Staff. The Cry, the Beloved Country quotes below all refer to the symbol of Money/Gold. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:).

      Columbia is the best preserved Gold Rush town in California, so it’s probably the best place to start if you’d like to get a good overview of the history of Gold Country. Gold was discovered here in , and today the town is a State Historic Park where you can find the state’s largest collection of Gold Rush era structures and immerse. Gold Rush Country by Sunset Books starting at $ Gold Rush Country has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      The Gold Rush peaked in , when $81 million worth of gold was extracted in California. Afterward, the number slowly declined. Afterward, the number slowly declined. By the end of the s the Gold Rush was over, but its legacy would continue to influence California—and the country—in the years to come. Hundreds of people came to look for gold. This time was called the Gold Rush. It was a hard life digging for gold. Some people found big nuggets of gold. Some people became rich but lots did not. At a time when Australia was not yet a nation but still a number of separate British colonies, gold was discovered in a number of places, and the gold.


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In the aptly named Gold Country, the discovery of glittering flecks sparked the largest mass migration in America’s history, when more thanpioneers headed west to California’s gold mines hoping to strike.

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The Gold Country (also known as Mother Lode Country) is a historic region in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California, that is primarily on the western slope of the Sierra is famed for the mineral deposits and gold mines that attracted waves of immigrants, known as the 49ers, during the California Gold Rush.

Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] Hidden Valley Road Sonora, CA   California’s Gold Country is famous for well, gold—enough of it to make some miners very rich. But in spring, these Sierra Nevada foothills shine with a different kind of wealth.

Wildflowers pop into brilliant bloom, creeks burble, and the sun warms newly green hillsides. The book was developed from my popular series of articles in the California Geology and California Mining Journal magazines over the years, starting in I have taken many of the photographs during my travels in the area, and eventually lived just outside the gold rush country for a few years.

Fascinating sidebars address other children of the gold rush or other facets of that life, from schooling and the use of sled dogs, to panning for gold. Although the hardships are never glossed over, the design of the book has an antique charm, with photographs, ticket stubs, old handbills, maps, and journal excerpts.

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