The Oregon Trail was a series of trails that led from Missouri to the Columbia River and Willamette Valley. It was used by missionary families, settlers, fur trappers and farmers t...
The Oregon Trail is a historic 2,000-mile (3,200-km) trail used by American
pioneers living in the Great Plains in the 19th century. The emigrants traveled by
The Oregon Trail went from western Missouri across the Great Plains into the
Rocky Mountains to Oregon City, Oregon. It was most heavily used in the 1840s,
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, ...
Facts and Summary Information & Articles About The Oregon Trail From The
Missouri ... The many offshoots of the trail and the main trail itself were used by
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
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On this day in History, A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail on
May 22, 1843. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway used by pioneers in
covered wagons to travel west.
The Oregon Trail. byTodd Underwood. The Oregon Trail migration, more
correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most