QUILTS OF THE OREGON TRAIL
"Quilts of the Oregon Trail" is a book written by Mary Bywater Cross. Between 1840 and 1870, thousands of women arrived in the Pacific Northwest by way of the Oregon Trail. This migration was a life-changing experience, consuming the longest tine and widest distance these women would travel to establish homes and farms and help build communities for themselves and their families. This fascinating book presents quilts as documents of history to discover the women and their life stories.