Gold. Gold Mining. Mining Camps. Camp Followers.

If you're interested in the California Gold Rush, you've come to the right place, 'cause the virtual tour starts here. Travel along Highway 49 and visit the old mining camps, see the sights and learn their history, all without leaving the comfort of your desktop.

The Mining Camps

Gold Rush Players

The California Gold Country: Highway 49 Revisited
Copyright © 1995 by Elliot H. Koeppel
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California Gold Country
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