County Museum Exhibit - California Indians and the Gold Rush
February 23, 2005
March brings a new traveling exhibit to the
County Museum. Discovery,
Devastation, Survival: California Indians and the Gold Rush opens on March 24th
and runs to May 15th. It explores the impact of the Gold Rush upon the native people
of North America.
A program to accompany the exhibit will be presented by history professor David Rubiales
from Yuba Community College. He will speak about the challenges faced by California's
native people as gold seekers poured into the gold country from all over the world. The
program will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd. Admission if free.