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Death Valley in 1849

John Southworth

Death Valley in 1849

the luck of the gold rush emigrants

by John Southworth

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Published by Pegleg Books in Burbank, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.),
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.,
    • California -- History -- 1846-1850.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 126-[127]

      StatementJohn Southworth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.D2 S67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination126, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4572793M
      LC Control Number77093874

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      Death Valley, California, (eBook): Duey, Kathleen: A brother and sister struggle to survive a harrowing trip across Death Valley--the most dangerous part of the Mojave Desert and the hottest spot in North America--in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series. California, Jess, Will, and their father are in grave danger--separated from the rest of their.   Scrupulously researched and documented, Grit and Gold tells the story of the Death Valley Jayhawkers of and the young men who traveled by wagon and foot from Iowa to the California gold rush.

        Buffet, Death Valley National Park: See 52 unbiased reviews of Buffet, rated of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #9 of 9 restaurants in Death Valley National Park/5(52).   In December , the wagon train arrived in the foothills above Death Valley. They descended the wash through which route now runs and made camp at a spring called Furnace Creek, which today hosts a hotel, camp ground, gas station, welcome center, and the reservation for the local band of Timbisha Shoshone Indians.


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