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Gold rushes and mining camps of the early American West

Vardis Fisher

Gold rushes and mining camps of the early American West

by Vardis Fisher

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Published by Caxton Printers in Caldwell, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Gold mines and mining -- West (U.S.),
    • Mining camps -- West (U.S.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 456-458.

      Statementby Vardis Fisher [and] Opal Laurel Holmes. Illustrated with photos.
      ContributionsFisher, Opal L. 1913- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596 .F49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 466 p.
      Number of Pages466
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5607681M
      LC Control Number68015028

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      Home > Non-Fiction > The West > Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West. Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West. pages, illustrations, index. Item Number: Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes’s book brings together all of the remarkable men and women and all of the violent contrasts that make up one of.   The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early sparked the California Gold Rush, one of the largest mass migrations in American history.

      Distribution of mining towns in the American West. Red dots are towns, black dots are mines. An interactive version of this map can be viewed on our Mines page. We would like to thank Burgex Inc. for being a valued partner and supporting our work. The western portion of the United States was mined sporadically and on a small scale as early as. Golden, New Mexico was inhabited by Native Americans and Spaniards long before American settlers came to the area. However, it began to boom when gold was discovered in Years before the California and Colorado gold rushes, the site of Golden became the first gold rush west of the Mississippi gold was first discovered on Tuerto Creek on the southwest .


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