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Pioneer Jews of the Gold rush

By From page B14 | April 25, 2014

Little known Jewish communities of the Gold Rush era are the focus of a new exhibit at Folsom History Museum.

Artifacts loaned by local residents and descendants of pioneer Jews and historical photographs tell the story of the success of these Jewish merchants and their contributions to the economy and civic affairs of California.

The exhibit runs through May 18.

Folsom History Museum is located at 823 Sutter St. in Folsom and is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for youth and free for children under 12.

For more information cal 916-985-2707.

Folsom History

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