Teenager Finds Large Nugget
September 2008 by StaffFourteen-year-old Jacob Hopkins and his father Mike headed out like they do most weekends, to do a little fishing and hunt for gold.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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