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Webinar – Letters from a ’49er: Maben & the Search for California Gold

January 11 @ 10:00 am

$

In 1849, John Robertson Maben traveled to California in search of gold. In a series of thirteen letters, Maben describes his travels to his wife, Sarah. These letters are especially vivid as Maben was witness to events both momentous and mundane. In this program, students will join Maben on his journey, interpreting his letters and tracing his travels on a nineteenth-century map. Recommended for Upper Elementary Students and above. This is a virtual webinar.

Details

Date:
January 11
Time:
10:00 am
Cost:
$
Website:
https://secure.virginiahistory.org/1855/1860

Venue

Virginia Museum of History and Culture
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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