California-Oregon Trail Posts in Chronological Order

Post Date
Post Title
Location
3/5/2011 John App’s 1850 gold rush journey along the California-Oregon Trail
3/11/2011 John App begins preparing for the trip West in 1850 Pekin, Illinois
3/23/2011 John App gathers his supplies and provisions Pekin, Illinois
3/27/2011 John App’s March 27, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Kingston, Illinois
3/28/2011 John App’s March 28, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Canton, Illinois
3/29/2011 John App’s March 29, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Burnedott, Illinois
3/30/2011 John App’s March 30, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry West of Macomb, Illinois
3/31/2011 John App’s March 31, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry
4/1/2011 John App’s April 1, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry La Harpe, Illinois
4/2/2011 John App’s April 2, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry City of Fort Madison, Iowa
4/3/2011 John App’s April 3, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry City of Fort Madison, Iowa
4/4/2011 John App’s April 4, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry City of Fort Madison, Iowa
4/5/2011 John App’s April 5, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry 20 miles west of Ft. Madison, Iowa
4/6/2011 John App’s April 6, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry City of Keosaequa, Iowa
4/7/2011 John App’s April 7, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry City of Keosaequa, Iowa
4/8/2011 John App’s April 8, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry 2 miles before Pulaski, Iowa
4/9/2011 John App’s April 9, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry West of West Grove, Iowa
4/10/2011 John App’s April 10, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near Promise City, Iowa
4/11/2011 John App’s April 11, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Between Corydon and Highpoint, Iowa
4/12/2011 John App’s April 12, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near Kellerton, Iowa
4/13/2011 John App’s April 13, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Present day road 169 south of highway 2
4/14/2011 John App’s April 14, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Present day road 169 south of highway 2
4/15/2011 John App’s April 15, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near Gentry, Missouri
4/16/2011 John App’s April 16, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near Stanberry, Missouri
4/17/2011 John App’s April 17, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near King City, Missouri
4/18/2011 John App’s April 18, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph, Missouri
4/19/2011 John App’s April 19, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph, Missouri
4/20/2011 John App April 20 – 24, 1850 Gold Rush Diary St. Joseph, Missouri
4/25/2011 John App’s April 25, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Wolf River camp, Kansas
4/27/2011 John App’s April 27, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Near present day Hiawatha, Kansas
4/29/2011 John App’s April 29, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry West of Marysville, Kansas
4/30/2011 John App’s April 30, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph Road, Nebraska
5/1/2011 John App’s May 1, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph Road, Nebraska
5/3/2011 John App’s May 3, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph Road, Nebraska
5/5/2011 John App’s May 5, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry St. Joseph Road, Nebraska
5/6/2011 John App’s May 6, 1850 Gold Rush Diary Entry Ft. Kearney, Nebraska
5/7/2011 John App’s May 7, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
5/9/2011 John App’s May 9, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Crossed Platt River in western Nebraska
5/10/2011 John App’s May 10, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Ash Hollow, Nebraska
5/11/2011 John App’s May 11, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
5/12/2011 John App’s May 12, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Near an Indian village, Nebraska
5/15/2011 John App’s May 15, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry 65 miles from Ft. Laramie, (WY)
5/19/2011 John App’s May 19, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Just left Ft. Laramie, Wyoming
5/23/2011 John App’s May 23, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
5/24/2011 John App’s May 24, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
5/25/2011 John App’s May 25, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
5/26/2011 John App’s May 26, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Independence Rock (Wyoming)
5/27/2011 John App’s May 27, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Passed Devil’s Gate (Wyoming)
5/30/2011 John App’s May 30, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Crossed over South Pass (Wyoming)
6/1/2011 John App’s June 1, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Crossed Sublet’s Cutoff (Wyoming)
6/2/2011 John App’s June 2, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Green River crossing (Wyoming)
6/4/2011 John App’s June 4, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Ferried the Ham’s River (Wyoming)
6/8/2011 John App’s June 8, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Hudspeth’s Cutoff
6/9/2011 John App’s June 9, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry 20 miles off Hudspeth’s Cutoff
6/13/2011 John App’s June 13, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Between Raft and Mary’s (Humbolt) Rivers
6/15/2011 John App’s June 15, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
6/16/2011 John App’s June 16, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
6/17/2011 John App’s June 17, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
6/18/2011 John App’s June 18, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry
6/19/2011 John App’s June 19, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry On the Mary’s (Humbolt) River
6/23/2011 John App’s June 23, 1850, Gold Rush Diary Entry Near present day Elko, Nevada
6/28/2011 John App – After the Gold Rush Diary, Part 1 of 4
6/29/2011 John App – After the Gold Rush Diary, Part 2 of 4
6/30/2011 John App – After the Gold Rush Diary, Part 3 of 4
7/1/2011 John App – After the Gold Rush Diary, Part 4 of 4
8/14/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – the Final Portion of the Trip
8/14/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – His Arrival California
8/15/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – Crossing the Sierras California
8/17/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – Research in Sonora California
8/17/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – Arriving in Sonora California
8/18/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – On the Trail to Sonora California
8/20/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – Concluding Research California
8/24/2014 Following John App’s Journey to California – Summing it All Up California
 8/7/2016 On the Road Again in the Great American West  California

 

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