Tag Archive: Calfornia Gold Rush

Mar 13

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 7

Trip to California, Nimrod Headington’s journal, details his 1852 journey by ship, sailing from New York to San Francisco, where would join the California gold rush. This is the seventh in a series of blog posts, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal. Today’s installment begins on 15 May 1852, as they sail near Chile. They had been at sea nearly 95 days.