California’s Gold Country Exhibition Hall

California Gold County 

CA Gold Rush Stamp


Edward Rodgers Levy: Pioneer Jewish Merchant of Folsom, California

Inyo County

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

Modoc County

Louis Herman Heller: Jewish Photographer of the Modoc Indian War, 1872-1873

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


Kusel Family: Pioneer Jews of the Northern California Gold Country


Congregation B’nai Israel: 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

Suisun 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

Installation Service of Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin, Temple Israel of Stockton, 1914

Route 49, etc.

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

Abraham Galland: “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, California Gold Country