Gold-Hunters in Chiriqui


The 1859 newspaper article describes the arrival in Chiriqui of two explorers and chronicles the "trilling" story of their explorations in the region. This article also compares the gold fever that was experienced during the California Gold rush to the gold rush in Chiriqui--"alleged discovery of Second California."

Cite this Record

Gold-Hunters in Chiriqui. The New York Times. 1859 ( tDAR id: 4313) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8ZW1JWV


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -4600 to 1500

Radiocarbon Date: 680 to 600

Spatial Coverage

min long: -81.914; min lat: 7.014 ; max long: -79.102; max lat: 9.796 ;

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