Today in the Old West May 12

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Scaramouche, May 12, 2019.

  1. Scaramouche

    Scaramouche Student of the Columbian Exchange Supporting Addict

    Sep 15, 2015
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    The California gold rush begins in earnest when newspaperman Sam Brannan runs through San Francisco waving bottled gold dust in the air and shouting "Gold, gold, gold from the America River".

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  2. isialk

    isialk Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Jan 7, 2017
    Sorry I’m late on this on scaramouche but thanks for posting. Never really heard of Sam. Sounds like his financial roller coaster was just the first of many folks who got the fever! Thanks again.


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  3. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
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    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017

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