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A guide to the gold rush country of California

Frank Lorey

A guide to the gold rush country of California

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold discoveries,
  • Gold mines and mining,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [174]-175).

    StatementFrank Lorey III
    SeriesAmerica through time, America through time
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 pages
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26946791M
    ISBN 101634990250
    ISBN 109781634990257
    OCLC/WorldCa995304792

    Within miles of Sacramento, you can camp in some of California’s grandest landscapes. Swim in the clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe and raft the Truckee River. Head southeast to explore Gold Rush country and camp under giant sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The best of the gold country: a complete, whimsical and somewhat opinionated guide to California's Sierra gold rush area by Martin, Don W., ; Martin, Betty WooPages: The discovery of gold in California was an epoch-making event. News of the discovery attracted to California hundreds of thousands of gold-seekers from across the country and around the world. Their coming transformed not only the economic history of California, but much of its social, cultural, and political history as well.


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Bumping up against the west side of the Sierra Nevada range, the Sierra foothills are where California’s past, present, and future merge into one unforgettable destination. 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.

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If this is your plan, it is easy to plot a route east from San Francisco that takes you through two of the valley’s wine regions: Lodi (), old gold rush country, and the larger. More Gold Country Travel Destinations. Want to extend your trip. Coloma is close to recreation at Lake Tahoe and historical sites up and down Highway While you’re here, consider visiting some other attractions in El Dorado County and elsewhere in California’s Gold Country.

You’ll find lots of ideas at the following sites. The sights and sounds of California during the gold rush amazed Horace at every turn. He was more temperate and better educated than most of the gold-seekers.

He neither drank, gambled or swore like many of his acquaintances which gave him somewhat of a "bad reputation" among the rowdy miners who often spent their down time buying one another Reviews: Considered one of the best of the German guides to the gold fields of California, the author puts the gold discovery in context for his German readers.

He includes a letter from Friedrich Heyermann who served as the doctor at Sutter's Fort. Oliver G. Steele Steele's Western Guide Book and Emigrant's Directory.

Buffalo: O.G. Steele. The Gold Rush: A look at the legacy of the dreamers who went to California Writer Edward Dolnick examines the diverse collection of people who headed west in hopes of getting rich quick in his.Discover the best places to explore near Sacramento and the Gold Country with curated recommendations from our team of travel experts.

The history of tiny Amador City (population ) mirrors the. John Sutter and the California Gold Rush In this action-packed graphic novel, witness the discovery of gold at John Sutter's mill in Eye-popping, comic book-style artwork and easy-to-read, nonfiction text offer an appealing, accessible alternative for struggling and reluctant readers or any graphic novel : Scholastic, Inc.