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Gold Spike Lecture: The Recovery & Interpretation of the Experiences of Chinese Railroad Workers in North America

Friday, August 23, 2019, 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Timed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Sacramento History Museum - in partnership with the California State Railroad Museum, Center for Sacramento History and the Crocker Art Museum - is proud to present the Gold Spike Lecture Series that will take place April through September 2019. Gordon H. Chang will deliver a lecture about the recovery and interpretation of the Chinese railroad works who were instrumental in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. Chang is a professor of American history at Stanford University, and author of "Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad."

Cost: $7 for members or $14 for the general public

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