Independence Day, 1849

GolddiggerIndependence Day was widely marked by the 49ers, with most companies interrupting their trek towards the gold fields for a day of celebration. Click on the link below to read an extract from Golddigger and find out what Frank and her friends, Gerry and William, got up to on Independence Day 1849.

4 July 1849 – Extract from Golddigger by Hilary McCollum

Apologies that it doesn’t look as pretty as it might – for that you’ll need to buy the book!

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