What Challenges Did the Pioneers Face? ► Crossing raging rivers ► Heat and Dust ► Disease ► Poisonous Snakes ► Crossing Mountains
Hooray! Oregon City Here We Are! ►I►I►I►It usually took the pioneers 5 to 6 months to reach Oregon City.
Pioneer Trivia ►H►H►H►Have you ever thought about how many shoes were worn out by the time the pioneers reached Oregon?
► According to the diary of May Ellen Murdock Compton, she started from Independence, Missouri with 10 brand new pairs of shoes and wore all of them out except the last pair. She saved this pair for Oregon by walking barefoot over the last miles of her journey.
Are You Ready for Your Journey West? We Are Leaving Tomorrow!