Perrin Whitman traveled with his uncle Marcus Whitman to Oregon with one of the first wagon trains to cross the Rocky Mountains, and found that relations with the Indians were anything but simple.
Gilbert lost his parents in the War of 1812; could circuit-riding preacher Peter Cartwright help him find his mother?
After her parents died, Martitia was taken to live with a family which included five practical jokers of boys.
Do the history textbooks really tell the truth, or is there another side to early American history that we aren’t being told?
Ann did not want to move with her family to the West, so how could she ever learn to be content there?
The man who surveyed the capitol city of the United States was not only a surveyor, but also had other incredible talents.
During the Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1794, Lep does his best to help the sick—and questions whether his medical knowledge has any value.
When George Washington visited Charles Willson Peale’s museum, he received quite a surprise.
When her family was in trouble, Nancy impetuously did the only thing she could think of to make the money they needed to survive—disguised herself as a boy and joined the Pony Express!
The story of Lewis and Clark’s expedition is told by one of the men who went along.
When a little girl wandered away from her pioneer family’s home into the forests of New Hampshire, how could she survive until she was found?
Synopsis: When Lewis and Clark set off on their expedition to learn about the West, President Jefferson wanted them to send back presents for him.
After Simon finishes third grade for the fourth time, his teacher advises him to strike out and find his place in the world.
Abigail Adams tells the story of her life, her faith in God, and her support of her husband through everything he was called to do.