Meet The Most Interesting Man From the Oregon Trail in American History

Excitement stirred as settlers looking to start a new life in unknown lands started the first wagon train across 2,170 miles from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon, in 1836. The five-month journey known as the Oregon Trail intrigued American citizens with opportunities of gold, land, and rich untouched soils laying on the other side of the trek. They would soon learn the journey itself … Continue reading Meet The Most Interesting Man From the Oregon Trail in American History

Welcome to AmericaYesterday!

Hello and welcome! AmericaYesterday is a website dedicated to interesting, funny, and unique stories from American history that you have never heard before. Since a young age I have had a passion for knowledge of the past, and as someone who’s beginning their journey as a historian professionally, I am dedicated to share my joy in history with all that will listen. With AmericaYesterday I … Continue reading Welcome to AmericaYesterday!