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The Oregon Trail Adventure

WALLA WALLA - Sunday, June 23, was a big day for groups of settlers traveling from Independence, Missouri, to Fort Walla Walla.

Traveling west with me was my great-nephew Gabe, whom we chose as our leader. My great-nephew Sam, niece Michelle, and sister Sandra joined us as we endured numerous hardships along the way. But we were determined to reach Fort Walla Walla.

Our journey started at the general store in Independence. After purchasing a few needed supplies at the store: medicine, matches, and ammo, we loaded our wagon. We were limited to 75 pounds of goods, and the group loaded needed ite...


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