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.
"Crazy, but somehow it all works," said Schwantz, 49, who lived la vida football from Fremd High in Palatine to Purdue to a seven-year run with the Bears, the Cowboys and the Forty-Niners.
When others flee a brutal winter, Henning perseveres, and by the time the Forty-Niners arrive, he's already a wealthy young man.
Farther north, on High Street, Pioneer Mining Supplies (pioneermining.com) helps modern-day forty-niners find their ore.
Carpenter and mill operator James Marshall's eye was caught by gleaming traces of gold in the American River in 1848, sparking the subsequent invasion of the "Forty-Niners".
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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.
and other visit your call It prompted a stampede of 300,000 gold-hunters in 1849 (the legendary "forty-niners" who came from all around the world to make their fortune).
It prompting a stampede of 300,000 goldhunters in 1849 (the legendary 'forty-niners' who came from all around the world to make their fortune).
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.
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.