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The oregon trail

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The Wagon - Learn about Covered Wagons used on the Oregon/California National Trail

Nothing contributed more to the success or failure of a Western wagon trek than the wagons that carried the pioneers across 2,000 miles of jolting wilderness.

Oregon Trail History for Kids

Make Oregon Trail History come alive for kids by making a salt dough map, a covered wagon craft, DIY crackers, and more in this westward expansion lesson.

Supply List for Traveling the Oregon Trail

For a modern trip along the Oregon Trail you won't need a covered wagon full of supplies. If you want something akin to the original experience, however, consider a road trip that includes camping under the stars.

10 True Rags to Riches Tales from American History

In the year 1836, the first wagon train set off from Independence, Missouri, heading west. That wagon train followed the Oregon Trail, a route laid down by fur trappers and traders just 20 years before. This was the first wagon train to set off on the 2,170-mile route. And it was by no means the ...