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4 edition of Mokelumne Gold found in the catalog.

Mokelumne Gold

by Major Mitchell

  • 57 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in

  • Adventure / thriller,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction / Westerns

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8437866M
    ISBN 101413730655
    ISBN 109781413730654

      This is one of the top Gold Rush Diaries available in an era where many were illiterate,Doble fortunately was and very descriptive as (the majority)of the books about the Gold Rush,are either poorly researched or glorified,and edited to death,losing the truth's and is what seperates this,it is the real deal how it book!Reviews: 5. Mokelumne Hill (also, Big Bar, Moke Hill, and The Hill) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Calaveras County, California, United population was at the census, down from at the census. It is commonly referred to as "Moke Hill" by locals.

    The name, Mokelumne was recorded by Spanish Missionaries in and the first permanent settlement was established in It is thought that Mokelumne meant “Condor River” in the Yokut language. The Mokelumne River was a gold-producing stream during the Gold Rush. Gold was initially discovered there by Charles Weber in - Explore Sue Jennings-Johnson's board "Mokelumne Hill Ca", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mokelumne hill, Calaveras county, California gold rush pins.

    The California Gold Rush (–) began on Janu , when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.[1] The first to hear confirmed information of the gold rush were the people in Oregon, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and Latin America, who were the first to start flocking to the state in late   We would highly recommend the Hotel Leger as a great way to top off a trip into the Gold Country. We learned so much about that period of history during our meandering around the area, but staying at the Leger and seeing the community of Mokelumne Hill made it all come to life TripAdvisor reviews.

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Mokelumne Gold by Major Mitchell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great, exciting adventure story and romance set in early 's California when gold was still on people's minds, former Mexican citizens struggled to retain their ranchos received before the U.S.

won the Mexican-American war and California became a state and scoundrels abounded.5/5(2). Mokelumne Gold by Major L. Mitchell, Judith E. Mitchell (Editor) Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Publish your book with B&N.

Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Pages: "A story of love and murder. A complex plot involving the proud Leonida Garcia and a scoundrel attorney who will stop at nothing to steal the vien of gold running through her property."Brand: Shalako Press. Mokelumne Gold (The Doña #2) I read this book when it was first released, and found it to be quite enjoyable.

It answers a lot of questions from the view of a handy-caped person that most people will wonder about for years, yet are too proud or embarrassed to ask/5.

Leonida Garcia has been beaten, robbed, widowed and seen enough trouble in her young life to last ten lifetimes. Now she wants nothing more than to live peaceably on her rancho. But when someone murders Ambrose Brice, she encourages retired ranger and friend Josiah Russell to find the killer.

The trail he finds leads him to her best friend's : Shalako Press. Northern Calaveras County stretches eastward from the valley towns of Wallace and Jenny Lind, through the Campo Seco and Mokelumne Hill gold country, to the county seat in San Andreas and finally extends to the upcountry mining camps and logging settlements of West Point and Railroad Flat.4/5(3).

The site of the camp is an original 49er gold mining camp along the Mokelumne River Canyon and has prospecting cabins and camping facilities. At the site you learn about gold prospecting and the different methods of gold prospecting. Other than gold prospecting you can enjoy swimming in the river, fishing and boat tours.

Pearsall, also from Stevenson’s regiment, first found gold on Mokelumne Hill. The deposits were so rich that most of the mining at Big Bar and elsewhere along the river was abandoned.

Mining claims on the hill were limited to 16 square feet but could pay out as much as $20, One of Stevenson’s men, Samuel W. Pearsall, discovered the first gold found in Mokelumne Hill, on the north side of Stockton Hill.

Pearsall’s find marked the beginning of the end of Big Bar, as most of the miners left their claims to give the Mok Hill mines a try. And they were not disappointed. Mokelumne River. There are tons of great areas to explore along the Mokelumne River.

Some of the earliest camps were Campo Seco, Camanche, Jackson, Lancha Plana, Mokelumne Hill and San Andreas.

It wasn’t long after the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill that gold was found on the Mokelumne River. Calaveras River. Rustlers, horse thieves, war parties, and just plain no-good scoundrels, T epidation Trail is a western designed to entertain the avid westen fan.

Major Mitchell, author of Mokelumne Gold. An exciting story with wonderful characters you will love. Shalako Press is an independent publishing company that publishes books for children, young adults, and books about the nonfiction and fiction books about the American west.

Some of the western titles that they’ve been responsible for producing include “Showdown at Sutter Creek” by Gary Crawford and “Mokelumne Gold” by Major Mitchell. Mokelumne Hill was one of many mining camps established hastily during the California gold rush.

This one became a town-a wild one. For fortune seekers, the most exciting region in the world during the midth Century unquestionably was the Sierra Nevada foothills of California. Mokelumne Hill’s library is the home of the Mokelumne Hill History Society where the town’s archives are stored.

Here’s where you can see the astonishing photography of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of taken by a local talented photographer, Edith just happened to be in San Francisco during the earthquake, and captured many of the most iconic photos of the disaster. Mokelumne Hill History With discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill inthe land was quickly overrun by prospectors.

Mexicans from Sonora and other provinces brought well-honed mining skills. Sitting astride rich deposits, Mokelumne Hill soon became the economic and social center of the mining district: “Mokelumne diggings on-the-hill.”. Mokelumne Hill, CA Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information.

US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Mokelumne Hill, CA. Book Online Welcome to the Hotel Léger.

The Hotel Léger was first established in and is still one of the longest continually operating hotels in California. The town and hotel were once the busiest in the Mother Lode, attracting miners and business people from around the world.

Mokelumne Hill, CA,United States () Photo, Print, Drawing [Gold mining in Calif.]: "Panning on the Mokelumne" [ digital file from b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress.

Finding the right instructional gold mining book can make all the difference to a successful gold prospecting outing. Browse our collection of great prospecting books and video/dvd's below. THE BASICS OF PANNING, DREDGING, SLUICING AND METAL DETECTING ARE COVERED IN THE BOOK AND DVD TITLES BELOW.

A Gold Rush Voyage On The Bark Orion: From Boston Around Cape Horn To San Francisco, by Foster Jenkins. A Year Of Mud & Gold: San Francisco In Letters & Diaries, by William Benemann.

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Old Californian days () is the book Steele based on that trip. He provides a sketch of the history of California before the Gold Rush and surviving remnants of that history: the mission churches (San Gabriel and San Juan Capistrano), Spanish-American culture in .The Clements district in northeast corner.

of county, along the Mokelumne River, production estimated betw andgold ounces, all area Quaternary gravel deposits, worked small scale before World War I and dredged during s for its rich placer gold.The only history book including West Calaveras features pages of photography and text.

Northern Calaveras County (Arcadia Publishing, ) stretches eastward from the valley towns of Wallace and Jenny Lind, through the Campo Seco and Mokelumne Hill gold country, to the county seat in San Andreas and finally extends to the upcountry mining camps and logging settlements of West Point and.