Early Auburn

Early Auburn

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Located at the junction of gold-rich ravines, Auburn was the site of the first gold discovery in Placer County. Though the superficial gold was quickly panned out, by 1850, the town had become an important trading center. Auburn became a center for goods, services, entertainment, and a place for miners to "winter-over." More importantly, it became a transportation hub. As the county seat, Auburn's hotels, saloons, and merchants experienced a steady stream of customers as county residents came to town to deal with legal matters. Though plagued by numerous destructive fires, the citizens of Auburn rebuilt, and the town continued to thrive. This book will introduce the reader to some of the individuals who were instrumental in shaping Auburn as it grew into the town it is today.
Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781467132763
1467132764
Characteristics: 127 pages : chiefly illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm

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