Is 17 miracles a true story?

17 Miracles is a 2011 adventure film directed by T. C. Based on the experiences of members of the Willie Handcart Company of Mormon pioneers following their late-season start and subsequent winter journey to Salt Lake City in 1856, the film emphasizes miracles individual participants reported having during the journey.

How many people are in the Martin Handcart Company?

575 people
The company consisted of 575 people, 145 handcarts, and 8 wagons, which were lead by Edward Martin.

Who played Albert in 17 miracles?

Travis Eberhard
17 Miracles (2011) – Travis Eberhard as Albert – IMDb.

What happened to the Willie and Martin handcarts?

[1] Both the Willie and Martin handcart companies left England late and consequently left Iowa City, Iowa, and Florence, Nebraska, late. The handcarts they traveled with had been made a short time previously so the wood was green and after a short time the handcarts began to shrink and crack.

What happened to the Willie and Martin wagon companies?

The Deseret News provided a timeline of the overland journey of the Willie and Martin Companies. The Hodgetts and Hunt wagon companies traveled behind the two handcart companies and suffered similar hardships. July 15, 1856: The Willie Company, under the direction of James G. Willie, left Iowa City.

When did the Willie Handcart Company arrive in New York?

On May 4, 1856, The Thornton sailed from England, carrying most of the people who comprised the Willie handcart company. The Thornton arrived in New York City on June 14, 1856.

When did the Martin Handcart Company arrive in Iowa?

On May 25, The Horizon sailed from England carrying most of the people who would make up the Martin handcart company and the Hodgetts and Hunt wagon companies. The ship arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on June 30 and the Martin, Hodgetts and Hunt companies arrived in Iowa City on July 8.