TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 1/24/24 – CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH DAY!

They called it the “Gold Rush of ’49,” but it really started 176 years ago today, on January 24, 1848, when a huge gold ingot was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill, in the American River near Caloma, California. John Sutter was trying to build an agricultural empire and tried to keep the […]

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