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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Trail

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 ...

www.octa-trails.org/articles/life-and-death-on-the-oregon-trail

In December of 1847, Loren Hastings was walking the stump-filled, muddy streets of Portland, Oregon, when he chanced upon a friend he had known back in ...

www.oregontrailcenter.org/HistoricalTrails/ADayOnTheTrail.htm

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 ...

www.historynet.com/oregon-trail

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 ...

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Life on the Oregon Trail was both incredibly boring and extremely dangerous. Pioneers had to exercise extreme caution and a lot of bravado to cross the 2170  ...

www.history.com/news/history-lists/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-oregon-trail

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.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-thousand-pioneers-head-west-on-the-oregon-trail

On this day in History, A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail on ... and Tennessee, hoped to find better lives in the supposed paradise of Oregon.

www.pbs.org/wnet/frontierhouse/frontierlife/essay3.html

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

www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/oregon_trail.php

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

www.americanautomove.com/transport-and-life-on-the-oregon-trail

Learn about the trials and tribulations of life on the Western frontier with this piece on transport and life on the Oregon Trail.