"Prairie Schooner"

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun Dec 18 02:27:35 UTC 2005

 From ProQuest:


_The Western Messenger Devoted to Religion, Life, and Literature_ 4(2):103
(Oct. 1837):

[near Chicago]

<<We met many large wagons, which well deserve their name of "prairie
schooners," as their white covers show like sails at a distance.>>


-- Doug Wilson

More information about the Ads-l mailing list