January 1: Way West: Journal of a Pioneer Woman
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.