Forty-Niners


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Forty-Niners

77,000 men who rushed to California in 1849 at news of gold discovery.
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Just break out that regular song of yours, old Forty-Niner," was the invariable reply.
The exploits of the legendary conquistadores, the Forty-Niners, the adventurers in numerous gold rushes in history, not to forget the swarm of gold seekers at our own Mount Diwalwal, are incontestable proof of how madly in love man is with gold and how any attempt to stymie his romancing the yellow treasure is simply an exercise in futility.
Lord knows how the hopeful forty-niners managed 12-plus hours a day in a freezing cold river as the snow melt swished and swirled in their pans.
He played for the San Francisco Forty-Niners from 1985-1989 and was a member of the Super Bowl XXIII Championship team and most recently was a member of the California Chamber of Commerce and Bay Area Development Corporation boards of directors.
He covers Canton Restaurant and Chinese Forty-niners, flags of yellow silk, "Chinamen live on rice," chop suey and racial America, Kung Pao kosher: American Jews and Chinese food, General Tso's chicken made in Taiwan, the San Gabriel Valley as a capital of Chinese food, who owns culture, and Din Tai Fung as a global dumpling house.
Les Baltimore Ravens ont remporte avant-hier soir le 47 eme Super Bowl, finale du Championnat de football americain NFL, en battant les Forty-Niners (49ers) de San Francisco 34-31 dans l'enceinte du Superdome de La Nouvelle-Orleans.
With the door to the past open, we take a look at the fascinating and turbulent history of three intriguing places in the region: the once-influential and still beautiful Granada, Nicaragua, located on a strategic route for forty-niners headed west to California; Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, a port city once hotly disputed by the Spanish and the Portuguese but prized today for its peaceful cobblestone streets and unique mix of architectural styles; and the solitary island of Cubagua, Venezuela, where only traces remain of the fabulous wealth in pearls that once drew fortune seekers and pirates.
Wilson prospered running hotels for forty-niners and spent the rest of her life in California.
He details how the influx of cattle, sheep and forty-niners shaped and reshaped the landscape, as did the accompanying plants.
By 1850, he contends, the situation was much improved, especially as a result of the letters the forty-niners sent home.
Charlotte was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Naomi Rebekah Lodge #18, The Forty-niners Club of Lincoln Village, and St.
Taylor's favorite and apparently most extensive memory was of his 1852 trek to the California gold fields, following the footsteps of the Forty-niners and repeating many of their follies.