Monthly Archives: June 2011

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

Monday June 17, 1850 Stopping Point: Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: 17th snowed and very Cold See video for this day  

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

Sunday June 16, 1850 Stopping Point: Camped about 45 miles before the Mary’s (Humbolt) River Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: Notes about this post: The California-Oregon Trail in this area of the west generally followed the Humboldt … Continue reading

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

Saturday June 15, 1850 Stopping Point: Between Raft and Mary’s (Humbolt) Rivers Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: Notes about this post: The Raft River is named after a crossing of the California-Oregon Trail where pioneers built rafts … Continue reading

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

Thursday June 13, 1850 Route: Left Hudspeth’s Cutoff Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: Notes about this post: John takes a southwesterly route through the desert to the west of the Great Salt Lake. This is a very … Continue reading

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John App’s June 9, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry

Sunday June 9, 1850 Stopping Point: Camped 20 miles off Hudspeth’s Cutoff Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: Notes about this post: The Hudspeth’s Cutoff was an east-west route through some mountain ranges. Today, to follow the route … Continue reading

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John App’s June 8, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry

Saturday June 8, 1850 Route: Left Ft. Hall Road and took Hudspeth’s Cutoff Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: GPS Longitude: Elevation: Notes about this post: The Main Oregon Trail route (the main road to Fort Hall) and Hudspeth’s Cutoff took … Continue reading

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John App’s June 4, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry

Tuesday June 4, 1850 Route: Ferried the Ham’s River Approximate Miles Traveled: GPS Latitude: 41° 49.062′ N; Longitude: 110° 32.098′ W Elevation: 6,934 ft Notes about this post: After crossing the Green, the emigrants headed off across the barren Sublette … Continue reading

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