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Admission Info:
Free and Open to the Public

Contact:
Coronado Public Library 619-522-7390

Dates & Times:
June 14, 2017,
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July 14, 2017,
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California Before the Gold Rush

Presented by Coronado Public Library

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Friday, July 14, 2017

Coronado Public Library 640 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118

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California, before the gold rush of 1849 and statehood in 1850, was part of Spain, and then Mexico. It's sparse population centered around the Missions and later the rancheros. Maps, rare books, and images depict this period of "cattle on a thousand hills."