Gold Hill, Oregon (Images of America Series)

Gold Hill, Oregon (Images of America Series)

by Dennis Powers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738581798
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 12/08/2010
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,281,926
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Author Dennis Powers has had 10 books published, including several critically acclaimed, historical maritime works. A professor emeritus of Southern Oregon University in Ashland, he became fascinated with Gold Hill’s lore. For this book, Dennis Powers selected rare, historic photographs from the Gold Hill Historical Society’s extensive files.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Chavners and Other Pioneer Families 11

2 Prospecting and Gold Mining 21

3 The Growth of a Town and Its Townsfolk 35

4 Schools and Education 61

5 Close-by Neighbors 75

6 The Mighty Rogue and Its Crossings 85

7 Earning a Living 97

8 When Work Is Done 109

9 From Gold Nuggets to Fine Wine 123

Bibliography 127

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