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Independence, Missouri - Wikipedia


Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. It lies within Jackson County, ... Between 1848 and 1868, it was a hub of the California Trail.

Interesting Trail Facts - City of Independence, Missouri


Interesting "Trail Facts" From the Kansas City, Missouri Region. The ill-fated Donner Party left from Independence, MO in 1846 for California. Of the more than  ...

Map of the emigrant road from Independence Mo. to St. Francisco ...


LC Trails, 113 "This map is in four parts and represents the emigrant road from Independence, Mo. by the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to California.

Would California be more successful as an independent country ...


Update 11/9/2016: So I've noticed over the last few weeks that this question is attracting more .... but socially or homogeneous groupings might give more solidarity. One could see an independent CA as polarized as, say, Belgium ... FWIW, in ...

California Trail: Independence « - Mr. Nussbaum


This page describes Independence, Missouri on the California Trail ... Independence, named after the Declaration of Independence, was founded in 1827 and ...

Independence, Missouri - Oregon-California Trails Association


Independence, Missouri, lies on the south bank of the Missouri River, near the western edge of the state and a few miles east of Kansas City. Few towns its size  ...

National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail ...


The trail began at the old Independence Landing north of Independence, Missouri. Here emigrants left steamboats after a five or six day journey from St. Louis.

Amtrak - Stations - Independence, MO (IDP)


Amtrak train station Independence, MO has an enclosed waiting area, without Wi- Fi, with parking, with accessible platform and no wheelchair available.

California Trail Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki


May 31, 2016 ... The California Trail went from western Missouri across the Great Plains .... off points" were Independence and St. Joseph in western Missouri.

Oregon-California Trails Association | Independence MO Curriculum


The Independence Missouri 8th Grade Curriculum outlines easy to apply lessons in a comprehensive and interactive format. The curriculum begins with the ...