Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Long Way Around

The Long Way Around

News of the discovery of gold in California was well reported by October of 1848. In a message to Congress in December, U. S. President James Polk noted, “The accounts of the abundance of gold in that territory are of such an extraordinary character, as would scarcely command belief.”

Start the conversation, or Read more at Ellsworth Reporter.

Add your comments below


Published at Wed, 17 May 2017 12:49:49 +0000

from I Love St. Joseph Mo

No comments:

Post a Comment