Overall it is estimated that over 400,000 pioneers used the Oregon Trail and its
three primary ...
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
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
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.
The Oregon Trail. byTodd Underwood. The Oregon Trail migration, more
correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most
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, ...
Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway used by pioneers
in covered wagons to travel west.
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 ...
To outlast the rugged trail and months of wear, the wagon needed to be
constructed of seasoned hardwood. Most pioneers used the typical farm wagon
with a ...
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