In the mid-1800s, the United States underwent a tremendous migration West spawned by the news of unlimited land. The Overland Trail was one of the most highly used Western routes. The Trail led pioneers straight through the Wyoming High Plains, which included the Laramie Valley. It has been recorded that between 1862 and 1868 over a hundred thousand people traversed through the rugged Western terrain by way of the Overland Trail…historical story to be continued…