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Gold Rush Medicine- California’s Gold (10005)

It wasn’t always pretty, and it didn’t always work, but the “doctors” of the Gold Rush did the best they could to take care of the throngs of immigrants who came to California in search of fame and fortune. Sacramento’s Sutter’s Fort is the backdrop of this adventure. Huell hears the story of how the  Continue Reading »

Hidden Treasures of Sutter’s Fort- California’s Golden Parks (154)

Sometimes you need to look under the surface to find the real treasures at a state park. Huell travels to Sacramento to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park to get a behind the scenes look at some of the gems that are stashed away in the parks large archive. From Native American artifacts to a doll  Continue Reading »

Sutter’s Fort-California’s Golden Parks (107)

Huell Howser travels to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park in midtown Sacramento. The Park marks the 1839 settlement that would become our state’s capital, and play a major role in California history when gold was discovered nearby in 1848. Call 916-445-4422 2002

Things That Come Back- California’s Gold (1005)

At one time Tulare Lake was the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. In the 1930s farmers choked off the four major rivers that fed the lake and it quickly dried up. Once the home to millions of birds and herds of tuleelk and antelope, the lake bed is now covered in agriculture.  Continue Reading »