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Gold Rush

Buffalo Bill: The Old West's Greatest Showman

February 26, 2020

The greatest showman of the wild, wild west, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, was born 174 years ago today in Scott County, Iowa. You might think you know everythin...

Why The California Gold Rush Wasn’t A Boon For John Sut...

March 18, 2019

Sutter's saw mill where gold was found in 1848, precipitating the Californian Gold Rush. Engraving, 1853. Source: (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via...