The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in ...
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to
Oregon's Willamette Valley. It was not a road in any modern sense, only parallel
Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward
Expansion ... Oregon Trail summary: The 2,200-mile east-west trail served as a
Traveling the Oregon Trail in the 1800s was a dangerous journey. However, the
danger wasn't from Native Americans as you might think. As a matter of fact, ...
Fantastic Facts. About the Oregon Trail. Weird Wagons. Including a wind-
powered wagon. Oregon = Wisconsin? A very confused travel planner. $100 for a
The trail facts which appear on our website are the work of Dr. Robert Munkres,
our resident historical expert, who compiled them from various sources.
If you live in the western United States, you most likely have the Oregon Trail to
thank. This 2000-mile path provided the first major gateway for settlement of the ...
Find a summary, definition and facts about the Oregon Trail for kids. Map of the
Oregon Trail and its landmarks. Dangers and hardships along the Oregon Trail ...
... Trail before. Believe it or not, the Oregon Trail was a real trail used by settlers
moving west across the. ... on January 8, 2015 - 10:00 am in Fun Facts for Kids.
TRAIL BASICS. The Starting Point. The country that lay ahead of the pioneers
contained no towns or settlements. For weeks emigrants crossed vast grassland