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hernesheir commented on the word Hangtown fry
Placerville CA was called Hangtown in those days, as were others, I suppose.
I remember seeing a scarecrow-like effigy in miner's clothing hanging from an old downtown building in the 1980's.
February 6, 2013
ry commented on the word Hangtown fry
A type of omelette popularized in California during the gold rush of the 1850s, containing bacon and oysters.
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