Delano, Alonzo

< 1 > 
Life on the Plains and among the Diggings
A Personal Account of a Gold Seeker’s Journey to California
By Alonzo Delano
(Skyhorse Publishing)
During the California gold rush, 300,000 prospectors flocked to California in the hopes of making it rich. Among them was Alonzo Delano, who set out alone at the age of forty-two, leaving his family behind in Illinois, both to seek out new opportunity and because of a doctor’s prescription for a western... [READ MORE]
< 1 > 

Back to top