January 1 Birthday: Amelia Stewart Knight

Amelia Stewart Knight, pioneer
Jan. 1, 1817/8-unknown

Way West: Journal of a Pioneer Woman by Amelia Stewart Knight, illustrated by Michael McCurdy (Simon & Schuster Children’s, 1993)

journey from Iowa to Oregon in 1853 was far from ordinary. In this
adaptation of her journals, readers will get a glimpse into this pioneer
woman’s life on the long, long trail.

The Diary of Mrs. Amelia Stewart Knight’s successful journey is posted online at a site devoted to The Oregon Trail.

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