Trapped in Death Valley Author:Vinnie Ruffo George Bennet's father got gold fever and took the family to Missouri, where they joined a wagon train bound for "the promised land" -California. Four months later, with short tempers, a scarcity of food, and winter about to set in, the group found themselves only in Utah, several monthes' journey short of their goal. Because their own supplie... more »s were meagre the Mormons would not allow the wagon train to winter in Salt Lake City. At last the migrants found themselves trapped in Death Valley. The situation was desperate. Out of 110 wagons that had started out, only two had held together till now.
What kept them going?
Not the greed for gold, for that had been long forgotten.
Did they reach the "promised land"?
You'll find the answers in Vinnie Ruffo's true, unforgetable story, "Trapped in Death Valley".« less