John D. Meyer

Articles by John D. Meyer

When, lo, as they reached the mountain's side, A wondrous portal opened wide, As if a cavern was suddenly hollowed: And the Piper advanced and the children followed, And when all were in to the very last, The door in the mountainside...
The California Gold Rush began on January 24, 1848 when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma.