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gold rush
Updated: 12/13/2018
gold rush
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  • some lucky miners struck rich in 1858, but most who travelled from far away were disappointed to not find anything
  • finally i stuck rich! i am so happy!
  • even after miners struck rich, they would keep mining until the gold rush dried up.
  • i feel bad for josh and everyone else, they haven't found anything the whole time they've been here
  • most miners after they stuck rich they would use it to move out of their towns and get themselves a nice house and lots of whiskey
  • i feel like a king with all my gold! i could buy all of barkerville!
  • Others would share and be generous with their winnings , but there was very few who were.
  • Another round for everyone!
  • When the river dried up most miners moved on out of the town to go find more gold, but most of the miners went home empty handed to their familys .
  • I am so sad that the gold rush dried up
  • on September 16, 1868 the town of barkerville burned to the ground and became a ghost town within days, and no one bothered to even try to rebuild it
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