Gold Rush Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Nellie Cashman

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Nellie Cashman (1845??? 1925) was an irrepressibly courageous adventurer and pioneer. Born in Ireland, she came to Boston with her family to escape the terrible famine there. When she heard of the gold mining, she moved west. She traveled to San Francisco by steamship via Panama only to be lured north by the promise of gold and for thirty years she followed the mining hotspots, opening up restaurants and boarding houses to take advantage of the economic boom.Her natural optimism told her that the mother lode was surely just ...

Gold Rush Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Nellie Cashman 2016, TouchWood Editions, Victoria

ISBN-13: 9781771511599

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