Gold is valuable and there are many weird, cool, awesome, funny amazing and interesting gold facts you probably aren't aware of.
Diggers on way to Bendigo
Zealous Gold diggers, Bendigo, July 1852
The Australian Gold Rush
Gold prospectors and camels Bendigo camp 1851
Another American Dream was to participate in the Gold Rush. People traveled out to the San Francisco Mountains and build mining camps. They would get gold from the rocks and rivers. Some were successful while some came too late.
Eugene von Guérard, 'I have got it'. Ballarat,1854, State Library of Victoria...gold panning
Ballaarat [i.e. Ballarat] Flat, Victoria, Australia, 1860. [picture] , State Library of Victoria
Prospector's Hut Upper Dargo Gippsland Date(s) of creation: [ca. 1870] Dargo, Australia Source http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/b/1/9/doc/b19603.shtml