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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Trail

The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri ...

www.historynet.com/oregon-trail

Oregon Trail summary: The 2,200-mile east-west trail served as a critical transportation route for emigrants traveling from Missouri to Oregon and other points ...

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Nov 13, 2015 ... In the mid-19th century, the Oregon Trail was the main pathway for American emigrants searching for new lands and opportunity on the frontier.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-thousand-pioneers-head-west-on-the-oregon-trail

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.

www.frontiertrails.com/oldwest/oregontrail.htm

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

www.octa-trails.org/articles/life-and-death-on-the-oregon-trail

Hastings had made the trip on the Oregon Trail unscathed, while his friend had lost his wife. Hastings' summary of their feelings was eloquent: "I look back upon  ...

www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/oregon_trail.php

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

www.american-historama.org/1841-1850-westward-expansion/oregon-trail.htm

What was the Oregon Trail? Definition: The Oregon Trail began as a network of unconnected trails used by Native American Indians and Fur Traders.

www.britannica.com/topic/Oregon-Trail

Oregon Trail: In U.S. history, an overland trail between Independence, Missouri, and Oregon City, near present-day Portland, Oregon, in the Willamette River ...