Trail Dust: Weary 49ers find surprises in New Mexico

There are 3 comments on the The Santa Fe New Mexican story from Oct 16, 2009, titled Trail Dust: Weary 49ers find surprises in New Mexico. In it, The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that:

The great California Gold Rush of 1849 lured fortune seekers from all over the world, about 85,000 in that year alone.

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Wonderful

Albuquerque, NM

#1 Oct 17, 2009
to Read--and SFe is still surrounded by gambling, politicos are getting taxpayer money for themselves and their friends and fiestas are happening! I love SFe!
What a

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Oct 17, 2009
Good article
Carl L Chamberlin

AOL

#3 Oct 17, 2009
Never knew of this event and am very surprised. Makes me now wonder of my past family and it's origins. I know my Grandfather was named William and my Father Earl who was born in Salt Lake City. My granfather was a reporter for s hort while and he was the last reporter to ever interview Sitting Bull.

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