The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and .... They did show the way for the mountain men, who within a
decade would find a better way acros...
The Oregon Trail began in St. Louis, Mo., and ended in either the British outpost
of Fort Vancouver or in Oregon City, Ore. The trail started in Missouri and then ...
For hundreds of thousands of settlers in the 19th century, the Oregon Trail was
the only practical path to the western areas of the United States. Beginning in ...
Q: How long was the journey from the Missouri "jumping off" place to California or
Oregon? A: About 2,000 miles. Q: Where did the trail begin and end?
Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward
Expansion from the Wild West ... They did know that the back country of Iowa,
Missouri and Arkansas had not proved .... Animals would begin to sicken, slowing
up the train. .... making plans for the new homes to be built at the end of the
The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California ...
However, the first mass migration did not occur until 1843 when approximately
1000 ... Once in Oregon and California, settlers would start a new life and build
On this day in History, A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail on ...
and begin chasing Wayne Williams as he attempts to drive away in a station ...
End of the Oregon Trail A Local Legacy Why are those three covered wagons
surrounded by a fence? If you look closer you'll see that they aren't the kind of ...
How long did emigrants "lay by" after arriving at the Missouri River before
beginning the trek west? When did travel on the Oregon-California Trail begin?
TRAIL BASICS. The Starting Point. The country that lay ahead of the pioneers
contained no towns or settlements. For weeks emigrants crossed vast grassland