History Stories
CATEGORY: California Gold Rush
The Enslaved Native Americans Who Made The Gold Rush Possible
January 24, 2018

Native Californians were treated abominably in the area where gold was first discovered. Read More

California’s Little-Known Genocide
November 16, 2017

Up to 16,000 Native Americans were murdered in cold blood after California became a state. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush
January 24, 2013

On the anniversary of the discovery at Sutter's Mill, check out 8 facts you may not know about the California Gold Rush. Read More

Burglar Nabs Gold Rush-Era Treasure from California Museum
January 11, 2013

A burglar who struck the Oakland Museum this week is the latest thief to target artifacts relating to California's historic Gold Rush. Read More