TRAIL BASICS. A Day on the Trail. Eighteen to twenty miles a day over prairie
was considered a good days travel. A bugler waking up the pioneers. Pioneers ...
Applegate would later provide descriptions of life on the Oregon Trail in his
memoir, A Day with the Cow Column in 1843. Mountain man John Gant was to
Hastings had made the trip on the Oregon Trail unscathed, while his friend had
lost his wife. Hastings' summary of their feelings was eloquent: "I look back upon
Pioneers had many different choices of trails to take and places to go. They most
often took the Santa Fe Trail to California or the Oregon Trail to the Oregon ...
Pioneers buried at least 20,000 emigrants along the Oregon Trail. Still, despite
the hardships of the experience, few emigrants ever regretted their decision to ...
Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway ... Traveling the
Oregon Trail in the 1800s was a dangerous journey. ... Daily Life on the Frontier
On this day in History, A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail on
May 22, 1843. Learn more about what happened today on History.
The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California ...
Once in Oregon and California, settlers would start a new life and build farms or
Life along the Oregon Trail was by no means easy. Before the journey, many
preparations had to be made. After the journey along the trail began, everyone, ...
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, from Missouri to Oregon, some 2000 miles (3000 km) in...