Monthly Archives: April 2011

John App’s April 17, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Wednesday April 17, 1850 Stopping Point: Near King City, Missouri Approximate Miles Traveled: 20 GPS Latitude: 40° 08.357′ N; Longitude: 94° 31.237′ W Elevation: 1030 ft. Wednesday Evening Apr 17th – waked up this moring and had the Headache very … Continue reading

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John App’s April 16, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Tuesday April 16, 1850 Stopping Point: Near Stanberry, Missouri Approximate Miles Traveled: 10 GPS Latitude: 40° 14.487′ N; Longitude: 94° 29.087′ W Elevation: 863 ft. Notes about this post: Crossing of the Grand River further south of yesterday’s crossing. Tuesday … Continue reading

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John App’s April 15, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Monday April 15, 1850 Stopping Point: Near Gentry, Missouri Approximate Miles Traveled: 25 GPS Latitude: 40° 20.002′ N; Longitude: 94° 24.588′ W Elevation: 886 ft. Notes about this post: Crossing of the Grand River. Monday Evening Apr 15th – this … Continue reading

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John App’s April 14, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Sunday April 14, 1850 Stopping Point: Bend in present day road 169 just south of highway 2 Approximate Miles Traveled: 0 GPS Latitude: 40° 36.848′ N; Longitude: 94° 16.883′ W Elevation: 1163 ft. Notes about this post: There is an … Continue reading

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John App’s April 13, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Saturday April 13, 1850 Stopping Point: Bend in present day road 169 just south of highway 2 Approximate Miles Traveled: 20 GPS Latitude: 40° 36.848′ N; Longitude: 94° 16.883′ W Elevation: 1163 ft. Notes about this post: There is an … Continue reading

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John App’s April 12, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Friday April 12, 1850 Stopping Point: Near Kellerton, Iowa Approximate Miles Traveled: 30 GPS Latitude: 40° 43.484′ N; Longitude: 94° 00.872′ W Elevation: 1069 ft. Friday Eveing Apr 12 – this was a very Cold and windy day, Travelled about … Continue reading

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John App’s April 11, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry

Thursday April 11, 1850 Stopping Point: About halfway between Corydon, Iowa and Highpoint, Iowa Approximate Miles Traveled: 25 GPS Latitude: 40° 45.547′ N; Longitude: 93° 26.540′ W Elevation: 1069 ft. Thursday Eve Apr 11- This day we had Plenty of … Continue reading

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