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The 1849 California Gold Rush

The 1849 California Gold Rush
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 3/2/2017
Time: 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

2647 Professional Way
Naples, FL 34119


Phone:
(239) 598-6143


Event Description: On a sawmill in the remote territory of California, James Marshall was surprised to find gold nuggets in the sand. The story of the gold spread faster than bad news through the small towns of Sacramento and San Francisco. These towns would not be humble for long, as a regional gold rush turned national and international. Between 1848 and 1853, a most unusual civilization and culture sprang up in the gold field areas. Join Dr. Jerry Franz as he shares this ‘boom or bust’ story. Instructor: Dr. Jerry Franz Cost: Annual Membership: $250 Seasonal Membership: $125 Nonmembers: $25 For more information, contact Kassandra Dafcik at cll@hodges.edu or (239) 598-6143. You may also contact Katharine Sittler at ksittler@hodges.edu or (239) 598-6140.
Directions:
Hodges University Naples campus


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