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History of the Oregon Trail


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  ...

A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail - May 22, 1843 ...


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.

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM


Trail History ... The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's ... Stuart's route would ultimately become the Oregon Trail.

Homework Helpers (FAQs) Oregon/Washington BLM


Trail History. Basic Facts · FAQs ... When did the Oregon Trail start? The first large wagon train of pioneers bound for Oregon was in 1843. When was the last ...

History & Culture - Oregon National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park ...


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 ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters


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 ...

Oregon Trail | historical trail, United States | Britannica.com


In U.S. history, an overland trail between Independence, Missouri, and Oregon City, near present-day Portland, Oregon, in the Willamette River valley. It was one  ...

Oregon Trail Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States , from Missouri ... Dictionary of American History The Columbia Encyclopedia,.

Oregon/California Trails - National Oregon/California Trail Center


HISTORICAL TRAILS ... The Oregon National Trail is a 2,000 mile monument to the human spirit. In the sixty odd ... Map of the Oregon and Californial Trails.

Dangers - National Oregon/California Trail Center


TRAIL BASICS. Dangers. Major threats to pioneer life and limb came from accidents, exhaustion, and disease. Crossing rivers were probably the most ...

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Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails


The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most important events in American History.

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet


Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward Expansion from the ... Articles Featuring The Oregon Trail From History Net Magazines.

Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West - History and Information


The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 miles through territories that would later become Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, ...