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The Covered wagon was long the dominant form of transport in pre-industrial America. With roots in the heavy Conestoga wagon developed for the rough, ...

Conestoga Wagon - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Conestoga Wagon, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

Covered Wagon Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Covered Wagon at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Covered Wagon easy with ...

prairie schooner | wagon | Britannica.com

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19th-century covered wagon popularly used by emigrants traveling to the American West. In particular, it was the vehicle of choice on the Oregon Trail.

Wagon Trains | Oregon & Santa Fe Trail | Covered Wagons

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One of the most popular wagons used by the pioneers was the Conestoga Wagon. This sturdy wagon was invented by Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants in the ...

Facts About the Conestoga Covered Wagon | Fact Frenzy

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Apr 4, 2012 ... Covered Wagons were the primary means of transporting freight and ... FactFrenzy.com presents these facts about the early invention which ...

Conestoga Wagon: Facts & History | Study.com

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In this lesson we will learn about what the Conestoga wagon was. We will take a closer look at what the wagon was used for and how it was...

Who invented the covered wagons - Answers.com

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Most covered wagons were 7-8 feet tall and had a length of around 10-15 feet. ... 1749 ---- The covered wagon was invented in 1749, the same year that the ...

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Authentic Reproduction Conestoga Wagon. Built by Local Vermont Craftsmen. First built in 1750 in the Conestoga Valley of Pennsylvania, the Covered ...

Wagons West - Back in Time - General Highway History - Highway ...

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We do not find an unpaved road these days easily, and when we do it is usually covered in gravel, and in many cases located in a campground. Camping has ...

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Covered wagons and the American frontier | National Museum of ...

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Oct 23, 2012 ... 1840-1850 Conestoga wagon, a freight hauler in Pennsylvania, represents the role of covered ... Conestoga wagons carried finished goods and supplies westward and returned with barrels of flour, ... Invention & Innovation.

The Covered Wagon - Oregon Pioneers

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The covered wagon used to cross the plains to the west was a smaller, lighter version of the big Conestoga wagon used in the east. The cloth top that protected  ...

Types of Covered Wagons

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A covered wagon or as the pioneers called them, "Prairie Schooners," had a white canvas cloth on top with 4 wheels on the bottom. The wagons were known as ...