Last week I wrote about the two local Headington House Hotels, one in Portland, Indiana, in the 1870s, the other in Celina, Ohio, in the mid-1900s. Surprise! As I continued my research I learned about yet another Headington House Hotel in Portland in the early 1900s.
This is the twenty-first in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California. Today’s blog post begins in February 1853, as Nimrod and his partners continue their search for gold. Nimrod has been panning for gold for seven months but has not struck it big yet. Nimrod’s story continues: