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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covered_wagon

The Conestoga, often in long wagon trains, was the primary ... Covered wagons were primarily used to transport cargo, as well as small ...

www.history.com/topics/conestoga-wagon

Find out more about the history of Conestoga Wagon, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2012/10/conestoga-wagons-and-the-american-frontier.html

Oct 23, 2012 ... In September, the National Museum of American History placed on display its Conestoga wagon from the 1840s. Labels explain that this ...

www.oregonpioneers.com/wagon.htm

The covered wagon used to cross the plains to the west was a smaller, lighter version of the big Conestoga wagon used in the east. The cloth top that protected  ...

www.encyclopedia.com/history/united-states-and-canada/us-history/covered-wagon

COVERED WAGON, the means of transcontinental transportation used for two centuries of American history. The covered wagon was fundamentally a wagon ...

www.customboxesnow.com/library/history_of_covered_wagons.htm

Packing Up and Heading West: The History of Covered Wagons. Many pioneers joined in the massive move westward that took place in the 1800s. There were ...

www.historybits.com/west-wagon-trains.htm

American pioneers traveled by covered wagon trains along routes such as the Oregon trail and Santa Fe trail. Disease killed thousands of travelers during ...

study.com/academy/lesson/conestoga-wagon-facts-history-quiz.html

In this lesson we will learn about what the Conestoga wagon was. We will take a closer look at what the wagon was used for and how it was...

www.oregontrailcenter.org/HistoricalTrails/TheWagon.htm

Nothing contributed more to the success or failure of a Western wagon trek than the wagons that carried the pioneers across 2,000 miles of jolting wilderness.