Idaho wagon train massacres
From the reporter's notebook
Last updated 1/10/2024 at 12:42pm
While traveling in Idaho, we ran into a group of wagons doing a reenactment of the Oregon Trail days.
Those on the wagon train reported how much fun they were having. It was a far cry from two wagon trains that ended as massacres while in Idaho, the Ward train and the Van Ornum/Utter trains.
The trains crossed the Snake River at a place that was shallow enough and where the rushing river was st...