Heritage Gateways

Official Sesquicentennial K-12 Education Project
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Daniel George (Dan) Whitaker Journals

June 24, 1997

Location: Silver Creek, Wyoming

Summary: The middle of nowhere.

Journal entry: dear people of the world
Today was a very short day We traveled about 13 miles We are staying at Silver Creek it is like in the middle of nowhere.

I walked all day with the handcarters. When we got to camp and got it all set my friends and I went to catch horny toads. We got to camp at 11am.

We are going to have a very hard day tomarrow we are going over rocky ridge and we are going to see where they recused the Willie handcart company.

I took a sunshines shower today. They had steak tonight for dinner yummmmm

well this is Dan Whitaker in a field at Silver Creek Wyoming