The Oregon Trail is a historic 2,000-mile (3,200-km) trail used by American
pioneers living in the Great Plains in the 19th century. The emigrants traveled by
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.
Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward
Expansion from the ... Articles Featuring The Oregon Trail From History Net
The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 miles
through territories that would later become Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, ...
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Independence | Courthouse Rock | Chimney Rock | Fort Laramie | Independence
History >> Westward Expansion The Oregon Trail was a major route that people
took when migrating to the western part of the United States. Between 1841 and ...
An easier trail was needed. Robert Stewart of the Astorians (a group of fur traders
who established Fort Astoria in western Oregon's Columbia River) became the ...
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, from Missouri ... Dictionary of American History The Columbia Encyclopedia,.
western american history. Pioneering Adventures - Wagon Rides, Dutch Oven
Dinners, Handcart Treks & Pioneer Entertainment. History Buff. HistoryBuff.com.
Trail basics. The Trek West. During the nineteenth century, over 200,000 men,
women and children traveled the Oregon and California Trails in search of new ...