The Prospector by C.D. Nichols circa 1903. Source: Library of Congress

All That Glitters?

Legacies of the California Gold Rush

Gold was discovered in California 170 years ago this month. It set off a mad rush from across the United States — and around the world. Ed, Joanne, and Nathan delve into what happened in California after gold was found and some of the lasting impacts of the Gold Rush.

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