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On the Trail with John Bidwell

I am on vacation in the Great American West and starting tomorrow I’ll be following in the footsteps of John Bidwell and countless other pioneers who trekked across the Plains. I saw these bison near the road today; here is … Continue reading

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June 11, 1841

“Friday, 11th. The oxen had wandered about a 1/2 mile from camp this morning, when a man was sent to bring them in; he soon came running back in great haste, crying “the Indians are driving the oxen off”!! In … Continue reading

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