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Gold rush signs in California"s mother lode country

Gilbert W. Davies

Gold rush signs in California"s mother lode country

more than 200 signs, plaques, markers, and monuments with maps, texts, and photographs

by Gilbert W. Davies

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Published by HiStory ink Books in Hat Creek, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Historical markers -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Plaques, plaquettes -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Monuments -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Gold discoveries -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGilbert W. Davies and Florice M. Frank.
      ContributionsFrank, Florice M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S5 D38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL393190M
      ISBN 101887200045
      LC Control Number98070067
      OCLC/WorldCa39556630

      Mother Lode Country, gold rush belt, stretching through the Sierra Nevada foothills in central California, miles ( km) long but only a few miles wide, it extended north and northwest from the vicinity of Mariposa through Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, El Dorado, Placer, and Nevada California Gold Rush was sparked by James Marshall’s discovery in of placer. Both lode and placer mines were abundant during the height of the California Gold Rush, and miners are still pulling gold out of the surrounding rivers and creeks. Mariposa One of the more southern cities of the California Mother Lode area, Mariposa was known for both its smaller stream bed operations and eventually the hard rock mines that.

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        German immigrant Samuel Snow led a wagon train from the Midwest to California, arriving in El Dorado County in August He opened a tent store near Placerville and a year later acquired a mine that proved profitable for almost a century. Aaron Baruh owned a grocery store and saloon in Nevada City, eventually staking .   Gold Rush Days in the Mother Lode. California’s Mother Lode was a magic rectangle on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada. It was only 60 miles long and 40 miles wide but yielded a bonanza far beyond the wildest dreams of the Spanish Conquistadores. The color of gold; the shine of it; the sudden moment when a stone just turned and.


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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Of all the regions in our country in which history has been made, none has a greater background of upheaval, violence, elation, hardships, and hope than the Mother Lode country of California.

Here came mane who left their homes, cities, and farms to search for the elusive metal, GOLD.4/5(1). About this Book Catalog Record Details. Gold rush country; guide to California's Mother Lode and northern Sunset.

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