A Journey Through Yesterday

Coming This September: DawnMarie Moe (me), a Plainsman Museum volunteer, and Robin Johanson, great-great-granddaughter of early Hamilton County settlers the Lauries and the Waddells, are off on the journey of a lifetime by retracing the steps of John Laurie, Isobel Stroyan Laurie, James Waddell, and Mary Brown Waddell and their children and friends as they migrated from Scotland to Canada to New York to Wisconsin and finally to form the homesteading Scotch Colony in Farmers Valley, Hamilton County, Nebraska. Our adventure starts by sailing through the sky to Scotland, poking around for stories, flying back to Canada to ferry down the St. Lawrence River, and driving an RV (modern day covered

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