Pioneering the Trail




Verdigris River Crossing
Crossing of the Verdigris River at Hickory Bluffs now owned by the Maggard Family
Site of the River crossing

.....we got to the Virdigree last night, and it took us all this day till late this evening to dig down the Banks and  cross over" Crawford letter April 27, 1849
"...the banks being bad 2 of the wagons got over with great difficulty... assisted by the ox team company some pulling at the ropes..." 1850 Mitchell diary