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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 ... From various starting points in Iowa, Missouri, or Nebraska Territory, the routes converged al...

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 ...

Starting Point of the Oregon Trail - National Oregon/California Trail ...

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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  ...

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

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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? Which ...

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 ...

Maps - Oregon National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park Service)

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The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer. Choose the Oregon National Historic Trail and then zoom in to  ...

End of the Oregon Trail - America's Story from America's Library

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ... the Oregon Trail's generally designated starting point was Independence or ... The National Trails System does not manage trail resources on a day-to-day basis.

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, ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...