MEMOIRS of my treck across the Plains

September 14, 2020

By Mrs. Mary Kalbaugh Whited
Golden History Museum & Park

It was in April, 1870, my Father with his family, also an uncle, Wm. F. Hunter, and family and other neighbors and people from Rock Island, Ill., left for the West seeing a fortune. There were all covered wagons, a carriage Father had made for the family’s comfort, and one cart hauled by oxen for packing wood on from one camp over night to the next camp… Read more…