A man who crossed the plains as a pioneer in the Martin handcart company of 1856 lived in Utah for many years. One day he was in a group of people who began sharply criticizing the Church leaders for ever allowing the Saints to cross the plains with.
Jane Manning James: An Independent Mind by Margaret Blair Young. "I want to say right here that my faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is as strong today—nay it is if possible stronger—than it was the day I was first baptized.
Pioneers on the Oregon Trail - early the US goverment encouraged settlers to move west with the promise of free land if they staked a claim. There were many hardships, danger and sickness along the way.
Family home Evening about the daily life of the Mormon pioneers as they crossed the plains to Salt Lake City, Utah. This is so fun to teach the night before Pioneer Day! Includes a scripture, song, lesson and two activities to choose from