Thrifty Thursday: First Hand Accounts of Settlement in the Upper Midwest

Have you always wanted to hear what your ancestors’ arrival in the US would have been like – in their own words?

My family’s settlement in Wahpeton, North Dakota


While your ancestors may not have written a memoir, chances are high that someone else did… Thanks to the Library of Congress, you can access a copy without having to buy a new book. Pioneering the Upper Midwest is an extensive collection of original books, pamphlets and historic documents concerning Westward Expansion. Chances are – your ancestor’s experience is included somewhere within…

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