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


Mar 2, 2016 ... Here are 10 fun things we learned about the Oregon Trail in the 19th ... were still around in the 20th century, and some operate even today.

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.

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


Kids 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. The real danger ... They also took a few basic cooking utensils such as a coffee pot, some buckets, and an iron skillet. ... Interesting Facts about the Oregon Trail.

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.

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


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

Five facts about the oregon trail - presentations


Dec 19, 2012 ... Five Facts About the Oregon Trail By Melissa Winfield. ... For many years, cholera ravaged emigrants along Weird ... Evidence strongly suggests that some were accidentally buried before they took their final breath. 6. Weird ...

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 ...

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.

Fantastic Facts about the Oregon Trail: Michael J. Trinklein ...


Read all about these fantastic facts--and dozens of others--in this fun-to-read book. Did you know that some pioneers took a shortcut to Oregon that took them  ...

Amazon.com: Fantastic Facts about the Oregon Trail eBook: Michael ...


Fantastic Facts about the Oregon Trail - Kindle edition by Michael Trinklein. Download it once ... My fifth graders have enjoyed listening to the unusual stories .

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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 ...

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 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 ...