God and the Gold Pan. Stories of Gold Rush Churches.
DuPertuis, Henry.

Merced, CA: H & L Publishing, 2003. 11" x 8.5". 63pp. Illustrated glossy paperback. Mild soiling, else near fine condition. California during the Gold Rush was a rough and tumble place. This volume, however, covers a neglected aspect of that time and place: the many churches that served the miners and treasure hunters. This book includes historical details on the churches, their clergymen, the actual structures, the towns they served, etc. One chapter details 'ghost churches' which are gone, but for which records exist. With many illustrations from drawings. This copy signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. Paperback (Item ID: 6924)

$25.00

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