Sunday, December 13, 2020

In 1926 this monument was created in Wishram to honor the mountain men, explorers, and other pioneers who traveled on the Columbia.


 

I am not related directly to any of these pioneers, but James Nesmith, a cousin to one of my great-great grandfathers, is listed second from the bottom on the right.



9 comments:

Margaret D said...

Always lovely to have monuments to honour people who passed that way.
II see the name.

Agnieszka Mikołajczyk said...

Nice

Luis Serrano said...

La Historia hay que guardarla en la memoria y este tipo de monumentos ayuda. Un abrazo Bill.

Bob Bushell said...

A great tribute, lovely pictures.

Andy said...

Their memories live on for future generations.

Rose said...

There were even a couple women listed...

Granny Annie said...

Too bad their black traveler York was not listed. There are some very interesting tales about him and the attraction he gained from the ladies.

Elephant's Child said...

What an interesting monument (and a great idea). We have statues to the early explorers but the first settlers are largely unrecognised.

Antonio Rodriguez said...

Me imagino que tuvo que ser muy dura la vida de esos aventureros por tierras hinospitas. Por eso es justo su recuerdo y homenaje.
Un abrazo y cuidate