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California Gold Rush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The California Gold Rush (1848?1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. All told, the news ...

The Gold Rush of 1849 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com
Find out more about the history of The Gold Rush of 1849, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Gold Rush - California State Library
EXPLORING THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH By Gary F. Kurutz, Curator of Special Collections Introduction. When James Wilson Marshall saw something golden shining in the ...

California Gold Rush - Legends of America
Discovery of Gold in 1848 by James Marshall, a construction foreman at Sutter?s Mill in California, sparked almost mass hysteria as thousands of immigrants from ...

The California Gold Rush, 1849 - EyeWitness to History
Passage to California. On May 11, 1849 Shufelt sailed out of New York harbor headed for the Isthmus of Panama (at the time a part of Columbia). Although he ...

8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush ...
1. California did not have the first gold rush in American history. That honor actually belongs to North Carolina. Fifty years before gold was discovered at Sutter ...

The California Gold Rush (1848 to 1859)
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California Gold Rush - Open Collections Program
The great California gold rush began on January 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget in the American River while constructing a sawmill for John ...



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