When I went to California for the first time in 1984 for the Olympics (to watch, not participate), my sisters and I had fun singing the old song "All the Gold in California" at the top of our lungs. The most real contact I had with the gold mining history of that state on that trip was at Disney World on one of the roller coasters.
When I was in New Zealand on the South Island a couple of years ago, I did some driving through the hills where the abandoned gold mines are situated. I did some reading up on the life that the miners lived back in those days, and man! did they have it bad. (I'll write more on that another time.)
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It sure is good to be living in this day and age.
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