Main Topic: Our Nation
Topic: National Expansion & Reform
Topic: Trails and Homesteaders
Speaker: Renae Hunt
Overland Trails: The Children on the Trail
With over 352,000 emigrants traveling the Oregon, Mormon or California trails, one in five were under the age of 16. Many of these youths kept journals. This program discusses how these children traveled and relates some of the stories from their journals. This program is appropriate for all ages.