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The Gold Rush of the late 1800s was a powerful event in the history of the United States.

There have been movies and television shows made about this moment in history, books, songs and poems written. And there have been quite a number of re-created portraits and pictures made to depict aspets of this history.

Join us as we look at the pictures below to see these various aspects.


  Visiting California in this period was the opportunity of a lifetime!