California’s Gold Country Exhibition Hall

California Gold County


CA Gold Rush Stamp

Watch for the opening of more of our Gold Country Exhibits in the future.


Edward Rodgers Levy, Pioneer Jewish Merchant of Folsom, California

Inyo County

Henry Levy, Pioneer Jewish Hotelier of Independence in Inyo County, California

Modoc County

Emanuel Lauer, the First Merchant in Alturas, Modoc County, California in the Northern Gold Country

Nevada City

Dr. Lewis Levason, Dentist & Elderly Pioneer in Nevada City, California


The Pioneer Jewish Kusel Family, Ninety Years of Building in the Northern California Gold Country


Congregation B’nai Israel, the Oldest Synagogue in Sacramento

Michael Joshua Banner: Violin Prodigy of Sacramento, California

Abraham Blochman, Pioneer Jewish Businessman, Banker & Community Leader

Bernard Ulmer Steinman, Jewish Pioneer Businessman, Civil Servant and Mayor of Sacramento, California

Sacramento Delta

Jacob Stern, Pioneer Jewish Merchant of Rio Vista in the Sacramento Delta

Suisan City

Moses Dinkelspiel: Jewish Pioneer Merchant and Philanthropist in the California Gold Country


Herman Davidson: Early Rabbi-Cantor of Stockton, California

Arnold Friedberger Family: Early Jewish Pioneer Merchants in Stockton and the Gold Country of California

Temple Israel of Stockton: One of the Oldest Synagogues in California

Route 49. etc.

The Danielewicz Brothers, Real Estate Merchants of Mokelumne Hill, California

Abraham Galland, the “Best Mohel on the Pacific Coast,” Businessman and Rabbi/Cantor of Jackass Bar & San Francisco, California

Professor Albert Abraham Michelson, Nobel Prize Winning Physicist from Calaveras County, California

Samuel Sussman Snow; Physician, Rancher, Fur Trader, “Ditch Agent” and Farmer of Placerville, California

Lehman Weil, Jewish Merchant of Mokelumne Hill, California

Meyer Gradwohl, Jewish Merchant of Mokelumne Hill, California

Jacob & Joseph Weissbein, Jewish Pioneer Merchants, Bankers & Mine Owners of Grass Valley

Trinity County

Isidore Karsky & Samuel Karsky, Father and Son Jewish Merchants of Weaverville in the California Gold Country

Sacramento, Stockton and Route #49, The Gold Country.

Sacramento, Stockton and Route #49, The Gold Country.


Viewer Submission forms are available on the bar on top.

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