When you think of pioneers on the Oregon Trail, do you picture them riding in a covered wagon? Reality was that many of them walked alongside the wagons. If you're like me, you probably can't imagine walking literally thousands of miles, all because you wanted a better home, a farm of your own or simply more freedom. That strength, determination and courage are among the many reasons I admire the pioneers.
If you're ever in Boulder, I recommend a stop at the museum and, if you have the time, a tour of the factory. It was fascinating to see how the cards are printed, cut and folded. I even had the chance to try my hand at folding envelopes. I failed!
Here's some information about this particular statue.