Missouri, Eyes to the West

Teaching Artist: Dianne Moran

The realities of the wagon train migrations to the west were exciting but filled with struggles of people searching for a better life. Lewis and Clark opened the West, but it would be another 40 years after the expedition ended before great numbers of pioneers would travel west from here in Missouri. Join Dianne as a frontier woman recalling the journeys of the Santa Fe Trail. Calamity Jane is just one of the famous people students will meet along the way.

Audience: Grades 2-12
Format: Performance or Workshop
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies/Culture
Teaching Artist: Dianne Moran

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