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The Journey West – follow Abigail Scott this spring

Ever wondered what it might have been like to be a teenager on the Oregon Trail?

This spring, The Schools History Project will be following the experiences of one emigrant family as they made their way across the Great American Desert in 1852.

@TheWestLive will be sharing the thoughts and experiences of 17-year-old Abigail Scott from her journal of life on the trails. Watch this introduction to her life on YouTube.

Look out for daily updates by following @TheWestLive on Twitter. The journey begins on 2nd April 2020.