The Ghosts of Hang Town aka Placerville, California

Placerville, California, USA

Placerville is a small town in Northern California that boasts much history from its pivotal past during the Gold Rush. After gold was stuck nearby in 1848, this small town boomed. Within a year it had grown in population and reputation, earning itself a fittingly dark new name. Vigilantes carried out frequent and swift justice to wrong doers and soon the name Hang Town was born. Over the next few more years the buzz surrounding […]

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