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Oregon Trail - Wikipedia


The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled wagon route and ... Lewis and Clark initially believed they had found a practical overland route to the west coast...

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet


Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward Expansion from the ..... Still, few travelers found reason to complain about the buffalo.

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails


The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail ... from an emigrant wagon train and a nearby Sioux village found it and ate it.

First Emigrants on the Oregon Trail : Beginning the great migration ...


The first person to follow the entire route of the Oregon Trail was Robert Stuart of ... He did so in reverse, traveling west to east, and in the process discovered the ...

Oregon Trail Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki


May 31, 2016 ... The route of the Oregon Trail was first discovered by fur trappers about 1811. Several expeditions of government men explored and mapped ...

Oregon Trail facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Get information, facts, and pictures about Oregon Trail at Encyclopedia.com. ... After 1848, when gold was discovered in California, numbers declined. Cite this ...

discoverers - Oregon Trail


Who really found the Oregon Trail? In 1800, the American West was still wild country--no cities, no railroads and no cattle ranches yet existed. It was quiet and  ...

Oregon Trail - The Oregon Encyclopedia


The Oregon Trail developed from the discovery in 1812 of a wagon-safe route over the Continental Divide at South Pass in present-day Wyoming by Robert ...

Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West - History and Information


The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 ... more would follow, especially after gold was discovered in California in 1849.

National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail ...


TRAIL BASICS. Indians. A Shoshone camp. Shoshone camp. Most Indians were tolerant of the pioneer wagon trains that drove through their lands. Some traded ...

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


Nov 13, 2015 ... In the mid-19th century, the Oregon Trail was the main pathway for American emigrants searching for new lands and opportunity on the frontier.

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM


The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to ... Weaving together a series of Indian trails, Stuart found South Pass through the ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway used by pioneers in covered wagons to travel west.