Daily Life and Supplies

Video Segment |04:50

Daily Life and Supplies

Video Segment |04:50

Discusses the supplies pioneers needed to purchase when preparing for their journey. These supplies included household items, food, tools, medicine, guide books, and more. Some groups hired guides who were familiar with the trails. The program details daily life on the trail, including the start of each day at 4:00 am and the afternoon rest break known as nooning. Information is provided about the types of food eaten and wildlife encountered on the trail.


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