Web Results

Oregon Trail


The trail was still in use during the Civil War, but ... the Oregon Trail became a heavily used corridor ...

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet


Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward Expansion ... The many offshoots of the trail and the main trail itself were used by an ...

Oregon Trail Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki


May 31, 2016 ... It normally took four to six months to traverse the length of the Oregon Trail with wagons pulled by oxen. About 80,000 pioneers used it to reach ...

National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail ...


A.J. McCall an early traveler on the Oregon Trail made light of how some ... barrels of corn meal – as the eggs were used up, the meal was used to make bread.

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


These trail facts may be downloaded for personal reading convenience or to be used in the classroom. For all other uses you must first obtain permission.

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway used by pioneers in covered wagons to travel west.

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails


The Oregon Trail. byTodd Underwood. The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most important ...

Frequently Asked Questions About the Oregon Trail - My Illinois State


Q: When did the travel on the Oregon Trail begin? ... Before that though, there were "Conestogas" which were large wagons used by the first people to go west.

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


Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United ... to traverse the c.2,000-mi (3,200-km) route, the trail was used for many years.

Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West - History and Information


The route of the Oregon Trail began to be scouted as early as 1823 by fur traders and explorers. By the 1830s, it was used regularly by mountain men, traders, ...

More Info

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


Nov 13, 2015 ... In the mid-19th century, the Oregon Trail was the main pathway for ... The iconic Conestoga wagon was rarely used on the Oregon Trail.

Oregon/California Trails - National Oregon/California Trail Center


The Oregon National Trail is a 2,000 mile monument to the human spirit. ... (oxen were primarily used because they could live off of the prairie grasses along the ...

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. It was not a road in any modern sense, only parallel ruts ...