Covered Wagon Women: Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890

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Forty years after the legendary overland travels of Oregon pioneers in the 1840s, Lucy Clark Allen wrote, "the excitement continues." Economic hard times in Minnesota sent Allen and her husband to Montana in hopes of evading the droughts, grasshoppers, and failed crops that had plagued their farm. Allen and her compatriots, in this volume of "Covered Wagon Women", experience a much different journey than their predecessors. Many settlements now await those bound for the West, with amenities such as hotels and restaurants, ...

Covered Wagon Women: Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890 1993, Arthur H. Clark Company

ISBN-13: 9780870621451

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