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Title
"Old Chagres"
Date Created and/or Issued
1890
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Engraving of people landing in Panama on their way to the gold fields of California. The Chagres River flowed through central Panama, connecting the Carribean Sea with the Pacific Ocean. This route was often taken by the 49'ers.
Type
Image
Identifier
CC9C8006-504D-4D32-8C75-983898792648
2001/083/025
Subject
People
Boats
Miners
Rivers
Palm trees

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