Pictures Of California: California Gold Rush Pictures

Featured gallery of California Gold Rush pictures by Richard Wong. Modern-day California history traces back to the discovery of gold in 1848 near Sutter Mill in the Sierra Foothills. From gold prospectors to Chinese merchants, it was a rough-and-tumble era to be a part of. Much of the old architecture still survives today in numerous small towns that serve as weekend bed & breakfasts along California Highway 49. This historic region is also known as California Gold Country or "The Mother Lode".

Museum-quality limited and open edition California Gold Country fine art photography prints for sale. Please contact me if you have any questions or for licensing inquiries.

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