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Bodie’s Gold: Tall Tales and True History from a California by Marguerite Sprague

By Marguerite Sprague

The Bodie Mining District used to be demonstrated in 1860 after the invention of gold deposits within the region. Bodie's biggest increase ended simply over 20 years later, however the city survived into the 20 th century supported by way of a couple of small yet regular mines. Mining ended with international battle II. What remained of town turned a kingdom park in 1964.

In Bodie's Gold, writer Marguerite Sprague uncovers the unique assets of data every time attainable, from the 1st mining claims to interviews with former Bodieites. superior with a number of ancient photos and extracts from newspapers of that interval, in addition to via the memories of former citizens, the publication deals a desirable account of lifestyles in a Gold Rush boomtown. The ebook is now to be had in a brand new, easier-to-handle paperback variation that might make it more straightforward for readers who are looking to hold if with them in a vehicle or backpack.

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