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It All Began with a Glint and a Glimmer

Oct 13, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lorenzo Cultural Center
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Instructor: Deborah Remer

Also available via Zoom Hybrid

At the close of the Mexican War, GOLD FEVER swept the country and the rush of the 49ers began, heading west to California to seek their fortune. Michigan residents were not immune to this fever! Follow this journey with one particular fortune seeker, Joshua Van Hoosen, from nearby Stony Creek.

About the Presenter: Deborah writes, "I am a lifelong Macomb County resident—my family arrived in Macomb County about 1870, settling in Sterling Township. I live on part of the property my great-grandfather bought at auction in 1894." She has a wealth of local history knowledge and is perfect for those interested in Macomb County. Deborah is a valued regular presenter for MORE.

Lorenzo Cultural Center
Macomb Community College-Center Campus | 44575 Garfield Road | Clinton Township, MI 48038-1139
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