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9 Things You May Not Know About the Oregon Trail - History Lists


Nov 13, 2015 ... Check out nine surprising facts about the route that once served as the ... In the mid-19th century, the Oregon Trail was the main pathway for ... and it wasn't unusual to see personal items like books, clothes and even furniture.

10 Fun Facts About the Real-Life Oregon Trail | Mental Floss


Mar 2, 2016 ... Those with fond memories of playing The Oregon Trail in elementary school will want to read ... 10 Fun Facts About the Real-Life Oregon Trail ... in the trade were still around in the 20th century, and some operate even today.

Facts - Oregon Trail


Fantastic Facts. About the Oregon Trail. Weird Wagons. Including a wind- powered wagon. Oregon = Wisconsin? A very confused travel planner. $100 for a drink ...

Oregon Trail for kids *** - US American History


Find a summary, definition and facts about the Oregon Trail for kids. ... The info about the Oregon Trail provides interesting facts and important information about  ...

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet


Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward ..... often walked beside the trail, gathering wild flowers and odd-looking stones.

Oregon Trail facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Over a period of about thirty years, roughly 1830 to 1860, some 300,000 Americans crowded these overland trails. The Oregon Trail was first traveled in the early ...

Oregon Trail Fun Facts | Oregon Trail with Ollie


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 ...

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 - Social Studies for Kids


The Oregon Trail was a 2000-mile route to the West for thousands of settlers in 19th Century America. The Trail ran through ... Home • Fun Facts • Glossaries • Newsletter • FAQ ... Some travelers took chickens, cows, and pigs with them, to use as food. Cooking ... Dangers were not unknown on the Oregon Trail. Travellers ...

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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14 Oregon Trail Facts for Kids | Navajo Code Talkers


You may have played a computer game called Oregon Trail before. ... 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 worn into the ground ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. ... Oregon Trail Route by Unknown ... As a matter of fact, many records show that Native Americans helped many of ... They also took a few basic cooking utensils such as a coffee pot, some  ...

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM


The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's ... Most trailside graves are unknown, as burials were quick and the wagon ...