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The Oregon Trail, yesterday and today

a brief history and pictorial journey along the wagon tracks of pioneers

by William E. Hill

  • 159 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Caxton Printers in Caldwell, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon National Historic Trail.,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • Oregon National Historic Trail.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William E. Hill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF597 .H65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2713261M
      ISBN 100870043196
      LC Control Number86006134

      Oregon Historical Quarterly /summer The Oregon Trail: Yesterday and Today. A Brief History and Pictorial Journey along the Wagon Tracks of . Books The Oregon Trail, IRL A strange new book tells us exactly what it’s like to head West by covered wagon today. (You might fall in love with your mules.) By Jeffrey Bloomer.

      Oregon Trail, 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 of the two main emigrant routes to the American West in the 19th century, the other being the southerly Santa Fe Trail from.   The trail snaked through mountains and valleys, through rivers and springs — the very territories of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, and Oregon today. Independence and Kansas City were some of the most frequent starting points for those who decided to move.

      Oregon Trail, 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 of the two main emigrant routes to the American West in the 19th century, the other being the southerly Santa Fe Trail. The Oregon Trail, Yesterday and Today. Caxton Press. Paperback, pages, $, Something for everyone: novice, professional, casual reader or modern traveler. Using diaries, historic maps, guidebooks and emigrant drawings, paintings and early photographs, Hill traces the trail’s development, methods of travel, dangers.


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