22nd MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

May 22nd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1843 : Great Emigration departed for Oregon : A massive wagon train, made up of 1000 settlers and 1000 head of cattle, set off down the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri on the 22nd May 1843. The expedition was known as the “Great Emigration,” came two years after the first modest party of settlers made the long, overland journey to Oregon. | & more about history on this day in the video…