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Gibson struck out from Marengo, Iowa on April 18, 1859 in the gold rush to Pike's Peak. Below is an index of articles that ran in the local newspaper leading up to and after his departure.

Iowa Weekly Visitor, Marengo, Iowa
Date Page Col. Title/First line.../(Description)
13 Jan 1859 3 1 The Routes of the Gold Mines
20 Jan 1859 2 5 Mr. Graham's Opinion of the Gold Region
20 Jan 1859 2 4 The New Western Gold Fields
27 Jan 1859 2 2 Pike's Peak
03 Feb 1859 2 7 New Advertisements for Pike's Peak
10 Feb 1859 2 2 The Pike's Peak fever is destined...
24 Feb 1859 2 2 Pike's Peak
03 Mar 1859 2 4-6 (top half of columns)
03 Mar 1859 2 4 Gold Items
17 Mar 1859 2 4 From the Pike's Peak Mines
24 Mar 1859 2 2 For the Peak
24 Mar 1859 2 6 Late News From the Mines
07 Apr 1859 2 2 A large number of teams...
14 Apr 1859 2 2 From Pike's Peak
14 Apr 1859 2 4 Pike's Peak
14 Apr 1859 2 2 The Far West (Gibson's departure)
14 Apr 1859 2 6 More Pike's Peak News
21 Apr 1859 2 5,6 (start top of col. 5)
28 Apr 1859 ? 4 From Pike's Peak
05 May 1859 2 4-6 (entire columns)
12 May 1859 2 4 Correspondence of the Visitor - Pike's Peak
19 May 1859 2 1 Pike's Peak
19 May 1859 2 2 As many as two hundred...
26 May 1859 2 1 Seven or eight teams...
02 Jun 1859 2 2,3 (start top of col. 2)
02 Jun 1859 3 1 Poetry - Pike's Peak as it is
09 Jun 1859 2 2 Pike's Peak
09 Jun 1859 2 3 Returned from the Peak (report of Gibson going on)
16 Jun 1859 2 3 It will be remembered...
16 Jun 1859 3 1 (entire column)
16 Jun 1859 4 4 HO! FOR PIKE'S PEAK
23 Jun 1859 2 4 (entire column)
30 Jun 1859 2 2 From Pike's Peak
14 Jul 1859 2 4 We are indebted to Mr. Lemuel...
14 Jul 1859 3 1 Very Latest From the Mines
11 Aug 1859 2 2 Pike's Peak
11 Aug 1859 2 6 Was Greeley Sold
15 Sep 1859 3 1 Mr. C.V. Gardner...
29 Sep 1859 2 6 Pike's Peak
11 Apr 1860 3 1 The Emigration through this place...

The Iowa Valley Democrat, Marengo, Iowa

Date

Page

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Title/First line.../(Description)
13 Jun 1860 3 1 Pike's Peak Emigration

Published: 26-Apr-2004