Gold Special – California’s Gold (109)

Huell pays tribute to the 152nd anniversary of the discovery of gold in California. He travels to historic Sutter’s Mill in Sacramento from Southern California’s historic Placerita. He speaks with California State Librarian, Jerry Reynold, at the Natural History Museum about the history and discovery of gold. Also, shown is the video “California’s Golden Beginning”, which featured former California Governor Earl Warren. A reenactment of the discovery of gold is performed at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California.