The Curator's Picks
The Land of Glittering Dreams
A wonderful site combining modern photography of the gold country with a collection of
historical letters from the miners.
Yuba River Canyon
The history the gold rush as seen by a river.
The Sierra Nevada
This site is huge!. In it you can find much valuable information on environmental impact
of the gold rush.
Original 16 to 1 Mine
An interesting site about one of the few hard-rock mines still in operation...and you can
go there and take a tour.
California Gold Rush
OmPah anyone? Recreating one of the many facets of the gold rush experience. I wish they
had sound samples on their site.
Gold Rush Country
Virtual tour from the book of the same name.
Gold Country: Highway 49 Revisited
A site by someone who clearly loves the gold country. Hang on for the ore-car ride.
of the City of San Francisco, Gold Rush History
Rich collection of portrayals of California and San Francisco as told by documents of the
Stories at the interface of human and geological history.
Sacbee's Gold Rush