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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 emigrant trail that connected the Missouri River to valleys in ...

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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 ...

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet

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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 be ...

Life and Death on the Oregon Trail : Provisions for births and lethal ...

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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  ...

"Hardship without Glory": Life on the Trail - PBS

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The Frontier House Project Frontier Life The Families Resources ... nlike the emigrants of the Oregon and California trails in earlier years, westward settlers after ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters

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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

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 May 22, 1843. Learn more about ... In the years to come, pioneers came to call the route the Oregon Trail. In 1842, a ..... A British Soldier Spared Hitler's Life. Undo.

What It Was Like on the REAL Oregon Trail? – Ancestry Blog

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Aug 8, 2014 ... Most of the real-life Oregon trailblazers were families looking to farm. (Single often opted to turn south for the promise of gold in California.) ...

Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails

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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 set ...

Life on the Trail - Digital History

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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 ...

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Kids on the Trail Oregon/Washington BLM

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What was life like for pioneer children on the Oregon Trail? Many children made the five month trek west with their families. It's estimated that 40,000 of the ...

People & Stories : Life, Locations & Lineage on the Oregon Trail ...

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Pioneers wrote of their travels to Oregon, California, Utah, Montana, and other western locations in diaries, letters, remembrances, and newspaper articles.

American Pioneers: Life on the Trail

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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 ...