Olive Oatman

Olive Oatman: The Girl With The Blue Tattoo

October 2, 2019

The frontier story of Olive Oatman enthralled the country when it happened in the mid-1800s, and it's still a source of fascination today. It's not the kidnapping of the te...

Olive Oatman: The Girl With the Tattooed Face

November 28, 2016

Olive Oatman was born in Illinois in 1837. In 1850, when she was 14, Olive and her family - her parents and her six siblings - joined a wagon train to travel to California. Th...