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Oregon Trail

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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 | HistoryNet

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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 ...

A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail - May 22, 1843 ...

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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.

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails

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

Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West - History and Information

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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 Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States , from Missouri to Oregon, some 2000 miles (3000 km) in...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters

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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 - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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OREGON/CALIFORNIA TRAILS. With financial support from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, the National Oregon/California Trail Center co-produced an ...

The Trek West - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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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 ...

Supplies - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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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 ...

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9 Things You May Not Know About the Oregon Trail - History Lists

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Nov 13, 2015 ... The Oregon Trail didn't follow a single set path. A map showing ... The iconic Conestoga wagon was rarely used on the Oregon Trail. Popular ...

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM

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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 ruts ...

Trail Facts : Questions & Answers About the Oregon Trail : OCTA

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The trail facts which appear on our website are the work of Dr. Robert Munkres, our resident historical expert, who compiled them from various sources.