Heritage Gateways

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

May 2, 1997

Image courtesy of: Heritage Gateway Project Images, These images have been gathered to support the Sesquicentennial celebration of the immigration to Utah.

Location: Chapman, Nebraska - Location: 41:01:27N 98:09:32W Elevation: 1767 feet

Summary: A birthday, knitting, tornado watch, and a sick horse.

Journal entry: Dear people of the world, Today is my brothers fifteenth birthday. He had kind of a good day. We went out to a nice dinner to help him celebrate. we ate mexican food. Yummm

we are just outside grand island and will arrive in grand island on saturday. we traveled about 16 miles. I pushed a handcart and walked with the walkers. We had about 500 walkers today.

The weather is still bad and very windy. I am on tornado watch. I hope that I don't see one.

My brother is knitting a sweater. I think that he might get it finished.

We slept in a farmers house last night because of the weather. Our horse Louie is sick and we are using deans horse.

well, audios dan