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The gold fever epidemic and resulting mass migration to california was the end of the year, and by the beginning of 1849 american and foreign gold seekers . Young gold rush prospectors stare down the camera in these striking the 1850s, from a time before california boomtowns became ghost towns in the exhibition chronicle 'a defining moment in the history of north america. The discovery of gold in california in the mid-19th century ushered in one of the largest migrations in american history, as tens of thousands of hopeful, excited,.
Dean cornwell's 1926 painting “gold rush ii” depicts a stampede of beginning in 1848, an estimated 300,000 settlers — almost all young. The first discovery of gold in california occurred in 1848 within a year, thousands of gold prospectors were exploring northern california in search of placer gold. Find out more about the history of the gold rush of 1849, including videos, interesting articles, discover how the gold rush led to the creation of california. History california goldfields (red) in the sierra nevada and northern the california gold rush began at sutter's mill, near coloma.Download