National Frontier Trails Museum Library

From the Oregon Trail, the Santa Fe Trail to the California Trail, Independence was the starting point for pioneers heading out west. Collections Manager… read more

From the Oregon Trail, the Santa Fe Trail to the California Trail, Independence was the starting point for pioneers heading out west. Collections Manager Lindsay Burks told the story of the families looking for a better life and the challenges faced along the way.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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National Frontier Trails Museum Library

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Tour
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2019 | 10:38am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 19, 2019 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 10:38am EST | C-SPAN 2
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