WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Historical Society will present “Journey on the Oregon Trail” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, on the organization’s Facebook Live page.
ACHS president Chandra Hoffman will share her adventuring following the Oregon Trail.
Courtesy of Auglaize County Historical Society:
The Auglaize County Historical Society presents “Journey the Oregon Trail” on Thursday, May 28, 7 pm as a Facebook LIVE event. The event is free and open to the public.
Take a trip back in time with local historian and former ACHS president Chandra Hoffman as she shares her adventure following the Oregon Trail. Learn the history of the trail as she presents photos and commentary about actual river crossings, mountain passes, forts, pony express stations, grave sites, pioneer diaries, and many miles of original trail ruts still visible today. See the changing and breathtaking scenery of the journey west and imagine the extraordinarily difficult feat the pioneers faced crossing the plains and mountains to reach the fertile Willamette Valley. In the process, we’ll all learn about how to plan a great heritage tourism vacation!
States Auglaize County Historical Society administrator Rachel Barber, “Chandra is a great historian, and methodically planned out this trip to learn as much as she could about our great national treasure, the Oregon Trail. Those of us who followed Chan’s many Facebook posts enjoyed the trip vicariously with Chan, her sister, and brother-in-law. We’re excited to present a bit of summer vacation here.”
To access the event, simply go to the Auglaize County Historical Society Facebook page (also accessible via https://www.facebook.com/AuglaizeCountyHistory) a little before 7pm on May 28th. When the program is about to begin, a red box with the word LIVE will pop up, and the program will appear as the most current post on the page. Make sure you adjust your volume (on the screen), if needed.
Founded in 1963, the Auglaize County Historical Society collects, preserves, interprets, and shares the history of Auglaize County and its people through exhibits, programs, and publications.
For more information about this event or the Auglaize County Historical Society, please contact email@example.com or 419/738-9328.