West Fork to the Oregon Trail Discussion
Month Week Day
04/13/24 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1 Hour

Join the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for a discussion on the Tigard-Gilbreath Wagon Train from West Fork to Oregon.

All abilities are welcome. For disability accommodations, call 479.856.7250 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 2-3 weekdays before a program.

About the instructor:
Rachel Whitaker grew up in Highfill, Arkansas, and attended school in nearby Gentry until she began homeschool in the seventh grade. She attended college at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her educational background is in history and libraries. Rachel’s work in the history field has included internships at George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri, and the Hunter’s Home in Park Hill, Oklahoma. She also spent time among the Kiowa tribe in southwestern Oklahoma, working on a project to collect animal tales. Rachel is currently a history instructor at Connors State College in Muskogee, Oklahoma and student at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She spends her limited spare time outside or reading something not assigned by her professors.

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