Brandon Allen will portray an emigrant from Tennessee at the California Trail Interpretive Center.

Meet Gideon Fitzgerald, California Trail Emigrant

Date(s) - 10/06/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am


The year is 1850. Gideon Fitzgerald, a young man from Tennessee, is on his way to California, hoping to strike it rich in the gold fields. Fitzgerald has set up camp near the California Trail.

Listen to Fitzgerald share his experiences that include hunting buffalo in Nebraska, meeting Native Americans, and the tragedy that took place in what we now call Wyoming. Volunteer Brandon Allen portrays Gideon Fitzgerald in this living history program.

This is a free program.