Did You Know?
The scene involving Jedediah Smith's scalp almost being torn off by a bear is accurate. And it was sewn back on by a member of his group. However, that person's real name was Jim Clyman, not the fictional series character, Jacob Wheeler. See more
The men who made wheels were commonly called "wheelwrights", not "wheelers." See more
The west is a place on the map, not a way to live.