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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covered_wagon

The covered wagon was long the dominant form of transport in pre-industrial America. ... Covered wagons were primarily used to transport cargo, as well as small children, ... One covered wagon generally carried the belongings of five people.

history.stackexchange.com/questions/23470/when-did-covered-wagons-disappear-from-america

The covered wagon of the migrations evolved from freight wagons such as the Conestoga, and horse-drawn freight wagons remained in use for ...

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Find out more about the history of Conestoga Wagon, including videos, ... The word “Conestoga” probably derives from the Iroquois language, and is sometimes defined as “people of the cabin pole. ... Did You Know? Though the term "Conestoga wagon" is sometimes mistakenly used as a synonym for " covered wagon," the ...

www.historybits.com/west-wagon-trains.htm

American pioneers traveled by covered wagon trains along routes such as the ... This sturdy wagon was invented by Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants in the ...

americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2012/10/conestoga-wagons-and-the-american-frontier.html

Oct 23, 2012 ... This ca. 1840-1850 Conestoga wagon, a freight hauler in Pennsylvania, represents the role of covered wagons in pushing the American ...

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COVERED WAGON, the means of transcontinental transportation used for two centuries of American history. The covered wagon was fundamentally a wagon ...

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At Elm Grove, Missouri, beginning in 1842, settlers came in covered wagons ... From there the people traveled on foot, horseback, or by raft down the Snake and ... was seldom traversed by wagons, although Mexican pack trains had used it at .... The Spanish crown's policy of tightly controlling commerce did little to help the  ...

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Thus, it must be accepted that coming into the Puget Sound area by covered wagon was not uncommon during the early settlement period. But when did the use ...

my.ilstu.edu/~jabraun/students/kertz/page6.htm

Q: When did the travel on the Oregon Trail begin? A: The first ... Q: Did everyone ride in covered wagons? A: Because ... Before that though, there were " Conestogas" which were large wagons used by the first people to go west. The people ...