Meeker and fellow pioneers flee in fear of Indian attacks
The Night Ride to the Fort / Illustration by P. N. Wilson. From a memoir by Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker. The scene depicts Meeker's group fleeing their home just after a group of settlers on the White River were killed by Indians in October 1855. The group settled near Fort Steilacoom. Image date: ca. 1922.
Image ID: 001595
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Image keywords: 19th-century-AD, American Indian Wars, Americas, Eon4929, EonBudget, Ezra Meeker, Fort Steilacoom, Illustrations, Indian Wars of 1855-1856, Modern-Industrial, Native Americans, Old West, Oregon Territory, Oregon Trail, People, Peoples-Cultures, Puyallup Valley, United States, Washington, Washington Territory, homesteading, pioneers, settlers, trailblazing, American Indian wars