Facts of the Oregon Trail | USA Today


If you live in the western United States, you most likely have the Oregon Trail ... Some sought cheap farmland, others the storied riches of California gold mining.

The Oregon Trail, FOR KIDS!: Fun Facts


Jan 4, 2012 ... Fun Facts. The trail began in St. Louis Most people walked. They had to be a baby or elderly to ride in a wagon. Sometimes girls had ...

Five facts about the oregon trail - SlideShare


Dec 19, 2012 ... Five Facts About the Oregon Trail By Melissa Winfield. ... Evidence strongly suggests that some were accidentally buried before they took their ...

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM


The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette Valley. ... Some were born along the way, some were buried.

Oregon Trail - History Net


Facts and Summary Information & Articles About The Oregon Trail From The Missouri ... and over the Rockies, the trek had mostly seemed like grand fun to the boy. .... Some of the young folk danced to the music of the fiddle or accordion, while ...

Trail Facts : Questions & Answers About the Oregon Trail : OCTA


The trail facts which appear on our website are the work of Dr. Robert Munkres, our ... Perhaps 1 out of every 250 emigrants left some kind of written account.

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The first large wagon train of pioneers bound for Oregon was in 1843. When was ... Some wagon trains were led by a trail guide that was hired to show the way.

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Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States , from Missouri to Oregon, some 2000 miles (3000 km) in...

Oregon Trail History Pictures Historical Facts - Indian Fur Trade


Historical Facts of the Oregon Trail and America's Western Expansion .... On the Oregon Trail, one in every five women were in some stage of pregnancy. .... Cut- Off name was changed to the Sublette Cut-off...it is interesting to note the Sublette  ...

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails


The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail ... Some went all the way to Oregon to farm and others went to California to ...

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14 Oregon Trail Facts for Kids | Navajo Code Talkers


Believe it or not, the Oregon Trail was a real trail used by settlers moving west across the. ... navajocodetalkersadmin on January 8, 2015 - 10:00 am in Fun Facts for Kids ... In some places out west, you can still see the ruts of the wagon wheels ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


Learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. ... As a matter of fact, many records show that Native Americans helped many of the travelers along the way. ... Some of them branched off the Oregon Trail like the California Trail which left the Oregon Trail in Idaho and headed south ... Interesting Facts about the Oregon Trail.

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The first man to die of a gun accident on the Oregon Trail was John Shotwell. Hard to believe but true. Oxen eat almost anything. On occasion, spare clothes ...

Oregon Trail Facts


Weird Wagons. Including a wind-powered wagon. Oregon = Wisconsin? A very confused travel planner. $100 for a drink of water. How much would you pay?

Oregon Trail for kids *** - US American History


Interesting Oregon Trail facts for kids are detailed below. ... Oregon Trail Fact 4: Livestock on the Oregon Trail: Some families took along livestock including goats  ...