November 25, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 27

Saturday, 27 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “At sunrise the ferry boats were busily plying from shore to shore. As fast as the emigrants reached […]
November 24, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 26

Monday, 29 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “At eight o’clock we resumed our journey—the morning being delightful and fine for travelling. At 12 we reached […]
November 19, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 25

Saturday, 27 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “At sunrise the ferry boats were busily plying from shore to shore. As fast as the emigrants reached […]