160 years ago today - 155 years - Aug 2, 1859

Seventy-three-year-old Elizabeth Watson wanders away from a handcart company and is not found despite day-long search. The camp moves on without her, only to be amazed on Aug 15 when she meets them at a trading post west of Independence Rock.

[On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com, based on Michael Quinn's Mormon Hierarchy vols 1 & 2]

No comments:

Post a Comment