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Gold rush

Step back in time and uncover the fascinating tales of the Gold Rush. Learn about the hardships, triumphs, and adventures of those who sought fortune during this historic period.
Sutters Mill - Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park - James W. Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River in the valley the Nisenan Indians knew as Cullumah. This event led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere and was the spark that ignited the spectacular growth of the West during the ensuing decades. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Canadian History, American History, Ruée Vers L'or, Klondike Gold Rush, California Gold Rush, Panning For Gold

Sutters Mill - Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park - James W. Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River in the valley the Nisenan Indians knew as Cullumah. This event led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere and was the spark that ignited the spectacular growth of the West during the ensuing decades.

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