When gold was discovered in California in 1849, the news spread like wildfire. There were three ways to get to the gold fields: wagon train, horse or on foot. This book follows travellers of all three of these arduous and dangerous journeys.
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When gold was discovered in California in 1849, the news spread like wildfire throughout the country. There were three ways to get to the gold fields and the promise of incredible wealth.