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Conestoga wagon

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The Conestoga wagon is a heavy, covered wagon that was used extensively during the late ... The first known mention of a "Conestoga wagon" was by James Logan on December 31, 1717 in his ac...

Conestoga Wagon - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Conestoga Wagon, including videos, interesting ... broad-wheeled covered wagon first manufactured in the Conestoga River ...

prairie schooner | wagon | Britannica.com

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19th-century covered wagon popularly used by emigrants traveling to the ... [Sc], yttrium [Y], and lanthanum [La]) and the first extended row of elements below.

Covered wagons and the American frontier | National Museum of ...

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Oct 23, 2012 ... 1840-1850 Conestoga wagon, a freight hauler in Pennsylvania, represents the role of covered wagons in ... Covered wagons helped push the American frontier all the way to the Pacific Ocean, but for western ... First Ladies.

First Wagons to Cross South Pass | WyoHistory.org

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To cross the South Fork, the teamsters removed their wagon boxes, covered them with buffalo hides and smeared the boxes with a compound made of tallow,  ...

Conestoga Wagon (Lancaster) - ExplorePAHistory.com

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The first recorded use of the name dates back to December 31, 1717, when James ... Now known as "the prairie schooner" or "covered wagon," they carried ...

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conestoga wagon, lancaster county pa., pennsylvania dutch

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The earliest history of the Conestoga Wagon is a mystery, where it was first ... the early wagons were small, in those days most of Pennsylvania was covered with ...

First built in 1750 in Conestoga, Pennsylvania, the Covered ...

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First built in 1750 in the Conestoga Valley of Pennsylvania, the Covered Conestoga. Wagon, pulled by 6 to 8 oxen or horses, served for more than 100 years as ...

Wagons West - Back in Time - General Highway History - Highway ...

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However, the Nation's first "campers"-the pioneers who migrated west by covered wagon train in the early to late 1800s-did not have today's luxuries and travel ...

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Facts About the Conestoga Covered Wagon | Fact Frenzy

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Apr 4, 2012 ... Covered wagons were the primary means of transporting freight and pioneer families for more than 100 years. The Conestoga Wagon was first ...

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Make research projects and school reports about Covered Wagon easy with ... for Pennsylvania's Conestoga Valley, where it was first built during the early ...

The Covered Wagon - Oregon Pioneers

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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  ...