Rush To The Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush


A collection of 17 papers given at the 2009 Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium; 371p., including index. Topics include: Southern Colorado Women in the Gold Rush Era by Joanne West Dodds; Golden Paper: Early Papermaking in the Pikes Peak Region, by Ginny Kilander; The Anthony Brothers' 1868 Stereograph Set: The Gold Regions, by Edwin A. Bathke; The Cash Creek Miners & The Lake County War, by Gayle Gresham; We Can't Eat Gold: Agriculture in Early Colorado City 1858-1867, by Carol Kennis Lopez; The Rocky Mountains & Their Gold Mines, by Samuel Bowles; A Gold Hunter's Experience by Chalkley J. Hambleton; Plain Tale of the Plains, by Julia S. Lambert; They Were All Fifty-Niners: The Colorado, British Columbia & New Zealand Gold Rushes, by John M. Hutchins; A Jingling Pick at Pike's Peak, by C.H. Webb; The Lawrence Party Trailblazer, Julia Archibald Holmes: Colorado's Sassy Suffragist, by Chris Nicholl, and much more.

Title: Rush To The Rockies! The 1859 Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush

Author Name: Blevins, Tim; Daily, Dennis; Dean, Sydne; Nicholl, Chris; Olsen, Michael L; Sturdevant, Katherine Scott (Editors)

Illustrator: Photographs; Maps; Engravings

Categories: Mining, Colorado,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Library District / Western Museum of Mining & Industry: 2013

ISBN Number: 1567352839

ISBN Number 13: 9781567352832

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: As New

Type: Paper Back

Size: 8vo - Over 7 3/4

Seller ID: 23845D

Keywords: Western Americana, Pikes Peak or Bust, Pikes Peak Gold Rush, Colorado Mining History,