Meet your speaker, Bill George

Bill George is an enthusiastic authority on the history, culture and cuisine of California and the West. He lives and works in the Mother Lode in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a region of the world that amazes you with natural beauty. Combine that with colorful history, world-class cuisine and friendly people and you will find a place you will fall in love with and must put on your travel list. >>> Read More

Brighton, a center of Gold Rush excitement

Brighton, a center of Gold Rush excitement

Golden Note - May 2018 For a brief time, Brighton was a center of Gold Rush excitement By Bill George It’s well known that the first gold strike was at John Sutter’s sawmill on the American River at Coloma. Sutter’s saw mill was built to supply lumber to build a flour...

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Interview with Sac Town Magazine

Interview with Sac Town Magazine

Q & A Rail Historian Bill George Local historian Bill George takes us on an express train to 19th century Sacramento via his new documentary about the Transcontinental Railroad. He talks to Sactown about our city’s pivotal role in helping Americans realized the...

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