Pathfinder Stranded in Mountain

On November 26, 1848 the Great Pathfinder, John C. Fremont, “Old Bill” Williams and other Missourians chose the wrong pass and became stranded in a severe Rocky Mountain winter.  

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Flickr by Allen Gathman licensed under CC 2.0