Tag Archive: Nimrod Headington

Jul 24

Nimrod Headington, After the Gold Rush

Last week’s blog post was the final installment of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California. Nimrod was a young man in his mid-twenties when he returned from California.  What did Nimrod do after he returned from his gold rush adventure in 1853? What did he do the rest of his life?

May 01

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 13

Today’s blog post is the thirteenth in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California.

In his journal Nimrod Headington details his voyage from New York to San Francisco, where he would stake his claim and pan for gold. [1] [2]

Their ship, the Race Hound, set sail from New York on 16 February 1852 and rounded Cape Horn during the night of 4 May. Today’s installment begins on 27 June 1852, as they continue to sail toward San Francisco.

Apr 24

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 12

Today’s blog post is the twelfth in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California.

In his journal Nimrod Headington details his voyage from New York to San Francisco, where he would stake his claim and pan for gold.

Apr 17

Nimrod Heading Journal, 1852, part 11

Today’s blog post is the eleventh in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal.

Trip to California, Nimrod Headington’s journal that details his 1852 voyage from New York to San Francisco, where he would stake his claim and pan for gold

Mar 06

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 6

Trip to California.

That is what Nimrod Headington [1] called his journal, which details his journey by ship, sailing from New York to the California gold fields in 1852. [2]

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts, the transcription of Headington’s 1852 journal.

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