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Oregon Trail - Wikipedia

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The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled wagon route and ..... although several hundred ex-trappers, British and American, and their families did start set...

Where Does the Oregon Trail Start & End? | USA Today

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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 ...

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet

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Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward ... There were several starting points in Nebraska Territory, Iowa and Missouri. ... milk and honey in far-off Oregon, about which they knew as little as they did about how ...

Where did the Oregon Trail begin and end? | Reference.com

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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 ...

The Starting Point - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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TRAIL BASICS. The Starting Point. The country that lay ahead of the pioneers contained no towns or settlements. For weeks emigrants crossed vast grassland  ...

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

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Nov 13, 2015 ... In the mid-19th century, the Oregon Trail was the main pathway for ... While pioneer trains did circle their wagons at night, it was mostly to keep ...

Frequently Asked Questions About the Oregon Trail - My Illinois State

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Oregon Trail. Q: When did the travel on the Oregon Trail begin? A: The first major migration came in 1843. Q: How long ...

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails

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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 farms ...

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 ... and begin chasing Wayne Williams as he attempts to drive away in a station ...

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 .... He retraced the journey back and forth across the continent starting in 1906, ...