small image of anna in a fieldHey Kids!

LI and Will wave

What took up to 4 months that would now take 4 hours—or less? What was it like to be part of the California Gold Rush? Find out! Travel back 150 years in time to the California Gold Rush with two young Argonauts (what's an Argonaut?). Keep a log of things you want to learn more about on your journeys! Send an old-fashioned lettersheet to a friend, classmate, or family member about your adventures!


LILi is a 14-year-old sailing on a ship to California from southern China with his father. Join him and help him on his journeys by sea.
Li's Story---->


anna

Annabelle is an 11-year-old American girl from Ohio. Join her and help her and her family in their long trek across the continent in a covered wagon.
Annabelle's story ---->

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