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'The Oregon Trail' inspires a play at The Annoyance Theatre
If ever you've recalled vague memories of fording your covered wagon across a river, hunting for bison in the middle of brutal winter or watching your youngest drop dead at the hands of an indigenous American, chances are you were once a pioneer—at least in the virtual sense—making the lonely trek with your family from Independence, Mo. to Oregon's Willamette Valley.
By Jason Heidemann
August 27, 2014