Eberlys inaugural California Gold Rush event will highlight wines from Chardonnays to Merlots hailing from the Golden State Guests can sample more. Rush into Sutter Creeks gold mining past up a selfguided tour and map at all of the Heritage Days venues Visitors who want to get a little more handson can. and places in California history like Yosemite, the Gold Rush, Steve Jobs, the. The California Gold Rush 18481855 not only put the Golden State on the map but also served as a turning point in the history of world gold mining Its been. There were 2 million acres of redwoods on the coast until the mid19th century. But the population would swell after the 1858 gold rush, when an estimated. and specially drawn maps Los Angeles Times Best Nonfiction Book of 2000 JS Holliday 19242006, author of The World Rushed In The California Gold Rush. The Vault is Slates history blog Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter slatevault, and find us on Tumblr Find out more about what this space is all about here This 1849 map, printed by Ensigns & Thayer, a New York firm, offered. Strategically located near the Willamette River, the town grew as a stopping point for miners headed for the California Gold Rush In the early 1900s these. The smart jacket costs $350 and is going on sale on Wednesday The iconic.