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John Stone with gold mining pan ca. 1939.
约翰.史东拿着装着金矿的盆子 (1939年左右)

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在加州发现黄金
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许多住在加州的人都认为那里有金子,但是一直到1848124日,詹姆斯.马歇尔 (James W. Marshall) 在靠近加州克洛玛地区的苏特溪 (Sutter Creek) 里看到一些发亮的东西。他在监督美国河 (American River) 上锯木厂建造时,无意间发现了金子。


Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma, California. He had discovered gold unexpectedly while overseeing construction of a sawmill on the American River.

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