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.
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 ...
Dec 19, 2012 ... Five Facts About the Oregon Trail By Melissa Winfield. ... Evidence strongly
suggests that some were accidentally buried before they took their ...
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.
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,
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.
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.
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, from Missouri to Oregon, some 2000 miles (3000 km) in...
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
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 ...