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  Gold Country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gold Country (also Mother Lode Country) is a region in the central-and-north-eastern part of the U.S. state of California.
It is famed for the mineral deposits and gold mines which attracted waves of immigrants, known as the 49ers, during the 1849 California Gold Rush.
The Gold Country is generally considered to lie along the route of California State Highway 49, stretching from Mariposa County in the south, to Sierra County in the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gold_Country   (165 words)

  
 Gold Rush: Gold Country
But California gold was different--easily accessible to anyone with a few simple tools and a willingness to work hard.
Part of the reason they could charge so much for their talents was the fact that women were rare in the early gold rush days.
The man who pulled the trigger on the gold rush was expanding his sphere of influence--and earning unheard of profits.
www.isu.edu /~trinmich/goldcountry.html   (863 words)

  
 Gold Country California Travel Writing and Photography by Lee Foster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gold Rush Country functions as a massive outdoor living museum, 300 miles long and about 20 miles wide if you begin at Mariposa in the south and drive north beyond Sierraville.
The Placer County Historical Museum in Auburn is housed in an architectural gem of the Gold Country, the Placer County Courthouse.
The pleasure of the Gold Country is partly that it rambles in an undefined manner, perfect for the explorer temperament of many travelers.
www.fostertravel.com /CAGOLD.html   (4780 words)

  
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Gold Country Families is a free online magazine which provides you with family-friendly travel ideas for destinations in the Gold Country, Sacramento Valley, Sierra Nevada, and Eastern Nevada.
Many activities in the Gold Country and Sierra also can be affected by forest fires during the summer, and you can get fire update information as well.
Gold Country Families is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through any such third-party site.
www.goldcountryfamilies.com   (519 words)

  
 Gold Country Vacation Rentals - Gold Country California - Gold Country Rentals
Gold Country California comprises 10 counties and guests of Gold Country rentals will discover a rich history preserved with old mining towns restored and living history displays, as well as period activities.
Gold Country vacation rental guests know this region of the country is rich in state parks ideal for hiking, backpacking, mountain biking and wildlife viewing, as well as rivers and lakes for white water rafting, fishing and swimming.
Gold Country vacation rentals guests frequent award-winning restaurants, fine wines and cozy taverns for a lively nightlife.
www.vamoose.com /gold-country-vacation-rentals.html   (147 words)

  
 The Bank's History - Gold Country Bank, NA
A group of 15 men and women founded Gold Country Bank in 1986 in the rural town of Brownsville, California.
In 1998, Gold Country Bank expanded into the historic town of Gridley in southern Butte County, California.
The goal of the founding individuals to provide local and personalized banking services to the community is what Gold Country Bank prides itself upon and has made it the only local community bank remaining in the Yuba- Sutter area.
www.goldcountrynb.com /home/?act=history   (446 words)

  
 history of the Gold Country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Often when she was performing here in the gold country young men would unhitch the horses from her carriage and pull her carriage to the theater under their own power as a tribute and vivid example of their adoration of her.
She is certainly one the most interesting female figures of the gold rush era to have a connection to this area.
She thrilled Gold Rush San Francisco with her amorous scandals and famously suggestive "Spider Dance." A "liberated" woman, she was also known for her affairs with Franz Liszt and King Ludwig I of Bavaria.
www.goldcountryinns.net /History.htm   (1142 words)

  
 Gold Country Neighborhoods, Northern California
Nearly $5 million in gold was mined in the Greenwood district, nearly half of which came from the Sliger Mine.
Gold deposits were found almost continuously from Pilot Creek to beyond Greenwood.
Gold was found at Sutter's Mill in Coloma in 1849 a short but spectacular trip along Highway 49 heading east out of Auburn.
www.buyhorseproperties.com /neighborhoods.htm   (3214 words)

  
 Cripple Creek Real Estate - Gold Country Realty
Gold Country Realty has been in business in Cripple Creek, Colorado, since the early 1970s.
All of Gold Country's real estate agents are experienced, knowledgeable, and committed to the concept that long-term success in the business of bringing buyers and sellers of real estate together depends on honesty, knowledge, and commitment to the future of the community.
Gold Country Realty specializes in residential properties and vacant land in the Cripple Creek, Victor, Teller County and Park County areas.
goldcountry.web-xpres.com   (136 words)

  
 Gold Country Region, California (Regions)
The legend of California began here in Gold Country with the discovery of gold and the Gold Rush of 1849.
The Gold Country Region features Tahoe National Forest, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, one state park, two state recreation areas, and ten state historic parks.
Gold Country generally experiences warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.
www.ohwy.com /ca/z/zgold.htm   (129 words)

  
 Sonora; Jamestown; Columbia; Twain Harte Bed and Breakfast Inns - Yosemite Gold Country Lodging
Gold Country Bed and Breakfast Inns of Tuolumne County
One is an country inn set among flowered acres of exquisite meadows.
Gold Country Inns of Tuolumne County • 1.888.465.1849
www.goldbnbs.com   (295 words)

  
 Gold Country Printing - Thank you's
The quality of the printing we had been receiving from our former printer was dismal to say the least; bad registration, low-resolution photos and other graphic images all at a high cost that only included fl ink.
Gold Country Printing not only came in with a lower printing cost, but gave us spot color on our front and back pages and double truck at no additional cost.
Further, Gold Country did not require negatives but used our digital files to produce our pub at a much higher quality than what we had formerly received.
www.goldcountryprinting.com /wb/pages/thank-yous.php   (307 words)

  
 Legends of the Gold Country
One route was by land, or the "overland" route of the California and Oregon trails.
The logic was that when gold was found by a member, he could store it in the ship’s vault for transportation back east.
By this time, the entire gold country was near crazy with hatred toward all Mexicans.
www.goldcountrytimes.com /legends.htm   (3455 words)

  
 WineCountry : Gold Country
Winemaking came to the Sierra Foothills region with the Gold Rush, as the miners, predominantly European, planted grapevines upon their arrival.
The heart of the Sierra Foothills Gold Country wine growing region is comprised of four counties.
Amador County is situated in the heart of the Sierra Foothills Gold Country.
www.winecountry.com /regions/goldcountry/index.html   (508 words)

  
 Gold Country Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We are located in the heart of the Gold Country, only minutes away from The Gold Bug mine and Sutters Mill in Coloma.
We are located within walking distance from numerous restaurants and coffee shops and from downtown Placerville where you can find some of the best antique shops in the Gold Country area.
Also located in downtown Placerville is the old hangman where in the gold mining era criminals used to be hanged, thus the name of our town-"Old Hangtown".
www.thegoldcountryinn.com   (281 words)

  
 Gold Country Mini::Index
Gold Country Mini is your hottest place for MINI Cooper owners and enthusiasts in Northern California.
Gold Country Mini serves the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada areas.
Gold Country Mini is full of information and links for the BMW MINI Cooper as well as valuable discounts through many vendors for our members.
www.goldcountrymini.com   (139 words)

  
 Gold Country Seed
Gold Country Seed roots run deep with one of its member/companies serving the seed industry for nearly one hundred years.
Gold Country Seed Inc. was formed in 1989 when thirteen independent seed companies drew the original blueprint for what has become one of the upper Midwest?s fastest growing seed brands.
This scene of green was photographed July 27th, 2005, during Gold Country Seed?s Crop Diagnostic School held at the University of Minnesota, Southwest Research and Outreach Center, Lamberton (southwest) Minnesota.
www.goldcountryseed.com /gold.cfm?pageID=20   (4217 words)

  
 Gold Country Piano Institute - Classical Piano Concerts and Classical Piano Workshop
The Gold Country Piano Institute, based in beautiful Nevada County in Northern California, is a non-profit organization dedicated to instruction in classical piano for students of all levels and professional performers.
Two scholarships are offered to the best and/or the most promising young pianists as follows: one to a pianist from the United States who participates in the Gold Country Piano Institute; one to a pianist from Poland who participates in the Warsaw Piano Workshop.
The Gold Country Piano Institute sponsors an exciting series of classical piano concerts each year, featuring top guest performers and participants in the Master Course.
www.gcpiano.us   (699 words)

  
 Napa Valley to Gold Country
This is where modern California was born, when 19th-century gold seekers swarmed across these tawny hillsides seeking treasure.
The best way to explore the Gold Country is to take State 49 and follow it as it winds through the hills to link towns like Amador City, Sutter Creek, Placerville, and tiny Coloma.
For all its historical resonance, the Gold Country is changing.
www.sunset.com /sunset/travel/article/0,20633,692038~714324,00.html   (530 words)

  
 Gold Country Bank, National Association - 519 d Street, Marysville, CA 95901 - USABancShares.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gold Country Bank is a commercial bank with a national (federal) charter.
It is a Fed member and is supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
Gold Country Bank recently reported it had 6 branch offices.
www.usabancshares.com /institution/2/26881.htm   (71 words)

  
 Gold Country travel guide - Wikitravel
Gold Country is a region of California that includes foothills of the western Sierra Nevada mountains and many historic towns that date to the 1849 California Gold Rush.
The California Gold Rush began in 1848 at Sutter's Mill (near Coloma) where the first gold nugget was discovered, touching off a massive influx of people seeking their fortune.
This was arguably the largest migration of the human race in such a short time.
wikitravel.org /en/Gold_Country   (253 words)

  
 Gold Country Driving School
Gold Country Driving School, located in Amador County, California.
Welcome to Gold Country Driving School, located in Amador County, California.
By having these skills you can meet the challenges ahead that will be facing you on the road.
www.goldcountrydrivingschool.com   (288 words)

  
 Montana's Gold Country Travel America - Find Articles
In 1863 gold was found in Montana's Alder Gulch, of which Virginia City and Nevada City were a part.
The first gold in Montana was discovered in Bannack, the state's first capital, in July 1862.
By the late 1940s, after the gold ran out, the majority of the population moved on.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCQ/is_1_17/ai_76549218   (857 words)

  
 "Gold Country" tourism information.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
History, gold bearing rivers of France, prospecting of rivers, information on the modern gold dredge, sluice and other equipment, how to build a suction dredge, training of the "batée" and goldpan, documentation and books.
We are a Historical guided walks company which specialise in gold panning and old gold sites around Arrowtown and the Arrowriver.
Join in the annual Cavalcade where more than 600 horses and riders, wagons and walkers follow old gold mining trails throughout Otago, or the annual national gold panning championships held in conjunction with the World Gold Panning Association.
www.goldminershq.com /frame/VACA/TOURF.HTM   (537 words)

  
 "Gold Country" tourist attractions.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We offer a tour which includes a brief history lesson, a tour of the "Double Eagle" gold mine and a tour of the "Argo Mill." Most of the milling equipment is still in place and includes a small museum with old mining and milling artfacts.
The largest gold nugget ever found in Alaska, 294 troy oz, was located by Barry Clay at Swift Creek in 1998.
While Barry continues to operate a commerical gold mine a limited number of guests will be allowed to come and metal detect for gold nuggets at Swift Creek and other area claims.
www.goldminershq.com /FRAME/VACA/ATTRACT.HTM   (1378 words)

  
 Travel for Kids: Gold Country, California
In 1848, gold was discovered on the American River, and everything changed overnight.
The gold mines are long gone but Highway 49 is dotted with historic towns that keep the Old West alive.
Lively picture book that captures the frenzy of the gold rush, "Even my cook has left me – John Sutter," how people got to California, "Seventy miles without a drop o' water," the boomtowns, "Nearly everybody is up to their knees in mud and water.
www.travelforkids.com /Funtodo/California/Gold_Country/goldcountry.htm   (458 words)

  
 Sierra Heritage- Gold Country Fairgrounds
Nestled in these gentle rolling hills, the grounds of the Gold Country Fair offer you a historic yet modern setting for your next gathering.
The facilities at the Gold Country Fair are varied and represent one of the biggest values in Placer County.
Other unique features of the Gold Country Fairgrounds are the Forestry Gazebo and Nature Walk, along with the Auburn Historical Museum where you can actually pan for gold, plus view the State Fair Exhibits.
www.sierraheritage.com /gold_country.htm   (310 words)

  
 Gold Country Driver Training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We are a driving school offering courses in drivers education, driver training, rv training and 4wheel drive training.
This home study correspondence course satisfies the California DMV driver education requirements for students to obtain a learners permit and drivers license.
Photos of staff and visitors to Sniper Country, showing all facets of sniper life...
www.san-diego-driving-school.com /Driver-Training/Gold-Country.html   (259 words)

  
 Gold Country Sport Fishing with Monty Smith - Fishing guide for New Melones, Lake Don Pedro, Lake McClure, Sacramento ...
Monte was born and raised in the Oakdale Ca.
Monte takes pride in making sure all of his equipment is up to date and in good condition to make your fishing experience is safe and enjoyable for you and the entire family.
Willie Jet boat used by guide Monte Smith of Gold Country Sportfishing sports an 8 1/2 foot beam and enough horses to giddy-yup across the lake to the fishing spot in just minutes.
www.goldcountrysportfishing.com   (191 words)

  
 Gold Country Artists Gallery
Welcome to the Gold Country Artists’ Gallery in the heart of old Placerville, California.
Located at 379 Main Street, near the bell tower, Gold Country Artists Gallery is a collaborative of local award winning foothill artists.
We offer diverse art media such as oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic paintings, photography, raku and functional pottery, wood turnings, gourds, sculptures, glass creations and many forms of fine jewelry.
www.goldcountryartistsgallery.com   (90 words)

  
 Gold Country Driving School
Please make all checks payable to Gold Country Driving School.
Upon passing the examination the students will be issued a completion of driver’s education certificate (OL237, Blue in color).
Gold Country Driving School • 845 Highway 88, Jackson, CA 95642 • 209-223-1924
www.goldcountrydrivingschool.com /pages05/education.htm   (483 words)

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