Project: The Way West

Categories: Westward Ho | The Way West

The Way West is a Sub-Project of the Westward Ho Project
See also Space: The Way West.


This project is for profiles of people who came west by train or stagecoach, worked in these areas or helped to build the trains and coaches or lay the track to connect east and west.



A project coordinator is needed to lead this project.

If you're interested in participating in this project, please do the following
1.Add the line [[Category:The Way West Project]] to the text area of your profile page. This will add you to the list of participants on the Category page.
2.Add the_way_west to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all our discussions in your G2G Feed.
3.Answer our G2G joining post with your interests and to receive a badge.


Any improvements you can make to the profiles of The Way West are welcome, but here are some specific goals we're working towards:

  • For each person:
    • All duplicates merged into the final lowest profile ID number.
    • Final ID locked, marking the profile as project protected (must be done by one of the Project Leaders)
    • Template included on the page
    • All relevant categories are added
    • Parents are correct and documented
    • Biography is cleaned up, free of any GEDCOM junk, Ancestry trees, etc., and ideally has an actual written biography.


Add this template to the top of the biography for your The Way West profiles only where the profile has the project as a co-profile manager and the profile is project protected.
{{Westward Ho|sub-project=The Way West}}
It will look like this:
Westward Ho Project logo
... ... ... was involved in the westward expansion of the USA. Westward Ho!
Join: The Way West Project
Discuss: the_way_west

Where you simply want to identify a non-project managed profile as part of the The Way West project, please add this sticker directly under == Biography ==

{{Westward Ho Sticker| sub-project=The Way West}}
which will generate
... ... ... was involved in the westward expansion of the USA. See The Way West.

To indicate on your Member Profile, that you are a member of The Way West, add this under your ==Biography==

{{Member|Westward Ho|team=The Way West}}
It will look like this
... ... ... is a member of the Westward Ho Project (The Way West).

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