The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in ...
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
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.
byTodd Underwood. The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the
Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most important events in
The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 miles
through territories that would later become Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, ...
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, from Missouri to Oregon, some 2000 miles (3000 km) in...
History >> Westward Expansion The Oregon Trail was a major route that people
took when migrating to the western part of the United States. Between 1841 and ...
OREGON/CALIFORNIA TRAILS. With financial support from the M. J. Murdock
Charitable Trust, the National Oregon/California Trail Center co-produced an ...
Trail basics. The Trek West. During the nineteenth century, over 200,000 men,
women and children traveled the Oregon and California Trails in search of new ...
A pioneer's typical outfit wasn't terribly expensive; usually one or two small, sturdy
farm wagons, six to 10 head of oxen, a milk cow or two. Plus all the necessary ...