Posted by: 1of10boyz | February 28, 2015

Trail of Hope

I wish my Hunsaker Ancestor would have wrote more about the experience.


Parley Street in Nauvoo leads to the banks of the Mississippi River from which thousands of Saints began their exodus from the City of Joseph. Parley Street is now known as ‘The Trail of Hope’ and all along its length are 30 historic marker boards containing quotes from those who left their homes in Nauvoo to begin the long trek to their Promised Land. To walk down Parley Street and read the boards is memorable and moving.


“Our camp resounded with songs of joy and praise to God, all were cheerful and happy in the anticipation of finding a resting place from persecution in some of the lonely, solitary valleys of the great interior basin whithersoever we might be led.” Orson Pratt


How well I remember what a hard time (father) had breaking in the animals to draw the wagon. There were six cows…

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