9781885003720

The Fiddletown Journal: Stories of the Mother Lode

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  • ISBN13:

    9781885003720

  • ISBN10:

    1885003722

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
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Summary

An exploration of gold panning adventures in the "Mother Lode" ( the "Gold Country") in California. With humor, faith, optimism, and spirit, The Fiddletown Journal chronicles the daily struggles endured by miners of 1849 and it parodies the miners today. An inspiring story of five men who joined forces to search for gold. The book touches on the history of California's Gold Rush and many small mining towns A useful travel guide for anyone who wants to visit the Mother Lode towns, restaurants, shops, and casinos.

Table of Contents

C.S.O., Inc.
1(4)
The Miner's Ten Commandments Plus Two
5(2)
French Camp
7(4)
George's Lockford Inn
11(2)
Valley Springs, ``The Secret Place''
13(4)
Coloma
17(4)
The Jackson Rancheria
21(4)
River Rat & Pack Mule
25(4)
Grizzly
29(2)
Fiddletown
31(4)
The Gold Fairy
35(2)
Lake Topaz Expedition
37(4)
Bagby
41(4)
Ladies' Night Out
45(4)
Sourdough, Chowchilla & Retirement
49(4)
Gold Prospectors Association of America
53(2)
Columbia & Italian Bar
55(4)
Candy Rock
59(4)
Colfax
63(2)
The Bear River
65(4)
The Clubhouse
69(2)
Grizzly's High Banker
71(2)
The Test
73(4)
Annual Report
77(2)
About the Author 79

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