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Gold Seekers : Gold, Ghosts and Legends from Carolina to California.

Author: Nancy Roberts
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first gold rush in the United States did not happen in California, as The Gold Seekers reveals. America's first gold rush was in the South.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Roberts
ISBN: 1299667600 9781299667600 9780872496583 0872496589 9781611173604 1611173604
OCLC Number: 851161571
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Fact and Fiction --
Introduction --
I: TALES OF THE SOUTHEASTERN GOLD RUSHES --
1 The Discovery of Gold in North Carolina --
2 The Specter of the Reed Mine --
3 The Legendary Walter George --
4 The Grisly Ghost of Gold Hill --
5 The Discovery of Gold in Virginia --
6 The Discovery of Gold in South Carolina --
7 They Called Me "Fool Billy" --
8 Scarlett O'Hara of the Dorn Mine --
9 The Future of Cap'n Thies --
10 The Discovery of Gold in Georgia --
11 "Free Jim" --
12 Old Miss Mollie's Back --
13 The Discovery of Gold in Alabama --
II: TALES OF THE WESTERN GOLD RUSHES --
14 The Discovery of Gold in California --
15 A North Carolinian Shapes California --
16 Off to the Gold Rush --
17 Green Russell: A Man Without Fear --
18 Darling of the Gold Camps --
19 The Bride of Vallecito --
20 The Mark of Black Bart.

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The first gold rush in the United States did not happen in California, as The Gold Seekers reveals. America's first gold rush was in the South.

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