See a piece of once-buried Gold Rush history in the museum
January 14, 2013
NIANTIC, a Gold Rush-era sailing ship lay buried at the intersection of Clay and Sansome streets for many years. This piece of her stern is on display in the museum. Go here www.nps.gov/safr/historyculture/nianticjournals.htm to read more about her fascinating history and the people connected to her.
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