• Nevada County, California - Wikipedia

    Created in 1851, from portions of Yuba County, Nevada County was named after the mining town of Nevada City, a name derived from the term "Sierra Nevada."The word nevada is Spanish for "snowy" or "snow-covered."

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  • Victor, Colorado, City of Mines

    The Woods Family. Founders of Victor - Gold Coin Mine Visit the Gold Coin Mine at 4th & Diamond and see where Victor became golden. The mine site offers a look at the giant hoist, shaft and remaining buildings.

  • Comstock Lode | ONE

    The Comstock Lode is one of the most important mining discoveries in American history, in output and in significance. It was the first major silver discovery in United States history: of the total ore taken out from the district, best estimates are that 57 per cent was silver, yet it was a considerable gold camp, given that the remaining 42 per ...

  • Bodie SHP - California State Parks

    Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold-mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people.

  • California Gold Rush | HistoryNet

    Facts, information and articles about the California Gold Rush, an event of Westward Expansion from the Wild West California Gold Rush Facts Dates 1848-1857 Prospectors Involved 300,000 California Gold Rush Articles Explore articles from the History Net archives about California Gold Rush » See all California Gold Rush Articles California Gold ...

  • Take a Gold Rush Road Trip on California's Highway 49

    Drink sarsaparilla, go panning for gold, and find historic saloons along California's Highway 49, aka Gold Rush Trail

  • Three California Gold-Rush Towns Worth Visiting – Digital Nomad

    The 19th century has a way of working its way into casual conversation in Columbia, California, one of a trio of gold-rush towns—Sonora and Jamestown are the others—clustered together on the fringe…

  • California As We Saw It: Exploring The California Gold Rush - CSL

    Overview of the Gold Rush by Curator Emeritus Gary F. Kurutz. Features examples drawn from the California History Section's special collections.

  • 9 Family-Friendly Gold Rush Adventures | Visit California

    With throwback charm and a treaure trove of historic artifacts, this park presents the Gold Rush in living, breathing color. Costumed docents do more than lead tours of this carefully preserved Mother Lode town—the state's second largest city at the peak of the Gold Rush; they actually live and work here in a variety of period-appropriate ...

  • In the 80s - Eighties Clubs From the 80s

    This is a list of the various large clubs that were around during the 80s. NOT PRESENT DAY CLUBS. #'s (Number's) Houston, TX 1980's-present. Probably the oldest club in Houston, defined the alternative 80's dance music scene in Houston.

  • 11 Best Places to Visit in California | PlanetWare

    California beckons visitors with sunshine, stunning landscapes, and urban sophistication. A place of dreams, this alluring state has it all - spectacular sandy beaches, snow-capped mountains, idyllic farmlands, and ancient redwood groves, along with interesting, multicultural cities.

  • Storm Runoff In California Gold Country Exposing New ...

    Feb 26, 2017 · Weeks of rainy weather across Northern California and the storm runoff through the hills of gold country have triggered a new gold rush.

  • Los Angeles Times

    Lawsuit launched against Los Alamitos' anti-sanctuary law. The small Orange County city now faces a lawsuit for enacting a brand new city ordinance that exempts it from the state's sanctuary laws.

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  • Searching for The Gold of the Lost Dutchman Mine in ...

    The Lost Dutchman Mine is said to be a rich goldmine located somewhere in the southwestern American state of Arizona.

  • Boise County, Idaho

    Boise County History Boise Basin Summary. Fabulous Gold Country. GrandJean. Gold Rush Days of Idaho City. Historic Idaho City. History of Horseshoe Bend

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    California Gold Rush The foods and recipes of Gold Rush California were as diverse as the people who lived in that place and time. It was a convergence of cultures (Anglo-American, Spanish, Chinese, Mexican etc.) and economic status: sparkling rich to dirt poor.

  • California / Useful Notes - TV Tropes

    Auburn: The county seat of Placer County, it is known for its California Gold Rush history. Citrus Heights: A city in between Roseville and Sacramento that only became incorporated as a city in 1997.

  • Columbia, California - Wikipedia

    Columbia is a town located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, in Tuolumne County, California, United States.It was founded as a boomtown in 1850 when gold was found in the vicinity, and was known as the "Gem of the Southern Mines."

  • Robson's Ranch & Mining Camp - Western Destinations

    Arizona's Best Old West Mining Town One of the oldest and best preserved original mining claims in Arizona! Season October 1st, 2014- May 1st 2015

  • Gold Prospecting LLC - Jimtown 1849 Mining Camp

    Testimonial "Our Visit to your Jimtown 1849 Gold Mining Camp was the perfect lunch stop on our way to Yosemite. For a while, I really felt what it must have been like to live in California during the Gold Rush!"

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    Last month it was revealed that Gold Rush OG Todd Hoffman and his mining crew would not be returning for Gold Rush Season 9 and that Discovery was planning on replacing Todd with another mine boss.