Overland Journal 04-4, Fall 1986


The 1986 Convention in Pictures Report on the convention in Carson City, Nevada. “I Too Have See the Elephant:  Women on the Overland Trails” by Dr. Sandra L. Myers. Women’s experiences from their diaries and journals.  “Lone Elm, Kansas:  The History of a Trail Campground” by Dr. Melburn D. Thurman. “The Nancy Hill Story, Final Chapter” by Reg. P. Duffin. Update on information about Nancy Hill and her family.  “The Old Trail to Santa Fe, Part III” “Letters From the Gold Country” ed. by Dr. George T. Watkins III.  Two letters from the California mines in 1852.