Title: Old Men's Association Meeting Minutes, April 13, 1908

Description: Minutes which recorded the visit by Ezra Meeker of Oregon Trail fame to the monthly meeting in April, 1908.

Date: April 13, 1908

Item Type: Archival Material

Notes: In March 1908 the monument expedition shipped by boat from Pittsburgh down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to St. Louis, Missouri. After a short stay Ezra sent the wagon and Mardon[his driver] on a drive across the state to Kansas City while he went ahead by rail. The spring months were spent visiting many of the 'hubs' of the trail in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. The expedition began winding down in May. "Ezra Meeker's March to Washington, March-December 1907", by Dennis Larsen, Overland Journal, Summer 2006, Vol. 24, No. 2, p.69-70.

Collection: Old Men's Association (SC98)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36993

Location: SC98, Box 1, Folder 18, p. 134

Local Subject: Meeker, Ezra; Old Men's Association (Kansas City, Missouri)

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: meekerdoc

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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