May 6, 2021
Our Speaker this Week is Travis Boley, E.D. Oregon California Trails Assoc. His topic is "May 1841 - 180 Year Anniversary of John Bidwell First Wagon Train to California."
Travis Boley, OCTA’s Association Manager since 2003, was previously Executive Director of the Pony Express Museum in St. Joseph, MO, and curator in sports museums like the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA, and the International Bowling Museum in St. Louis.

He is a leading voice for urban retracement trails and spent the previous decade using the KC area as a laboratory. Travis serves on his city’s planning commission and board of directors for his local Rotary Club. He lives in Independence, MO and earned a BA in history from the University of Missouri-KC and a masters in historical administration from the University of Kansas.

A Zoom link for this meeting will be emailed to members, if you would like to visit as a guest, please email Executive Director Mandy Sheldon.

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