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...



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