Themes with Francis Parkman

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1823/09/16 Francis Parkman is born in Boston, MA, to the Rev Francis Parkman Sr and Caroline (Hall) Parkman. Born
1838/00/00 Frank Parkman is sent to live with his grandparents, Nathaniel and Joanna Hall, who owns a 3,000-acre (12 km2) tract of wilderness in nearby Medford, Massachusetts. Home Albree-Hall-Lawrence House Medford, MA
1843/00/00 Parkman travels in Europe for eight months, climbing in the Alps, the Apennine Mountains and up Mt Vesuvius. Visitor Mount Vesuvius Campania
1846/05/00 In the spring of 1846, Parkman and his cousin Quincy Adams Shaw set off from Independence, MO and travel westward along the Oregon Trail. Researcher Santa Fe Trail - Santa Fe Trail Park, Independence Trail Segments Independence Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
1846/06/15 Francis Parkman arrives at Fort John at the Laramie River. Researcher Fort Laramie National Historic Site Fort Laramie Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
1846/07/00 Sponsored by the American Fur Company, Parkman and his cousin Quincy Adams Shaw live for three weeks with the Oglalla Sioux in the basin of the Medicine Bow River. Researcher Platte River Crossing Wyoming Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
1846/08/25 Francis Parkman arrives at Bent's Fort John and is entertained by Marcellin, the Bents where in New Mexico with Stephen Kearny. Parkman returns to Independence via the Santa Fe Trail. Researcher Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site La Junta Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
1847/00/00 "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life" is serialized in "Knickerbocker's Magazine" from 1847 to 1849 and published in book form in 1849. Author Francis Parkman on the Oregon Trail
1850/05/13 Catherine Scollay Bigelow marries Francis Parkman Groom Marriage of Catherine Scollay Bigelow and Francis Parkman
1858/00/00 Francis Parkman becomes a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, staying until his death in 1893. Vocation Boston Athenaeum Boston
1865/00/00 Francis Parkman moves to Beacon Hill in Boston. Home Francis Parkman House Boston
1890/00/00 Francis Parkman spends a few weeks each summer at the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, especially enjoying the view from this room toward Leachs Island. It is said that Parkman bought the island for his daughter. Guest Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Portsmouth, NH
1893/11/08 Francis Parkman dies in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts. He is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Died Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge Cambridge, MA
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