This year marks 175 years since the first large, organized group of pioneers left Missouri on wagon trains to head out to the Great American West. It was 1843 and much of the country was still trying to recover from economic woes. But it cost a lot to make the trip out west, so it … More Oregon Trail anniversary prompts epic road trip
My story about Un-Cruise’s Legacy of Discovery Cruise appeared Jan. 18 in the Chicago Tribune. Here are a few photos from the cruise and a link to take a look at the story as it appeared in the Tribune. Click on Rivers_of_History to see a PDF.