The Oregon Trail, Yesterday & Today (Google eBook)

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Caxton Press, 2008 - Oregon National Historic Trail - 197 pages
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Here lies a description of the history of the Oregon Trail - from past to present. It is a unique blend of maps, guides, emigrant diaries and journals, old drawings and paintings, together with recent photographs. This book tells the story of the Oregon Trail in an interesting, easy to read manner and is packed with information for everyone -- the armchair traveler, the tourist, the historian and the Oregon Trail buff.
  

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Contents

Experiences Along the Trail Today
3
Early History of the Great Trail West
7
Part II Wagon Wheels Over Plains and Mountains
29
A Maps
30
The Emigrant Guides
39
YESTERDAY AND TODAY
42
Johnson Winters Guidebook 1846
43
YESTERDAY AND TODAY
44
Harold Warp Pioneer Village Minden Nebraska
162
Nebraska National Trails Museum Brule Nebraska
163
Court House Jail Rock Nebraska
164
Scotts Bluff National Monument Gering Nebraska
165
Register Cliff and Oregon Trails Ruts Guernsey Wyoming
166
Ayers Natural Bridge Park Wyoming
167
National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Casper Wyoming
168
Devils Gate Martins Cove Center Wyoming
169

Diaries
47
Velina Williams
50
Enoch Conyers
55
A Pictorial Journey Back In Time
63
About the Artists
65
Alfred Jacob Miller
66
Blaze Marks Along the Route
153
Major Museums Sites and Displays
155
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial St Louis Missouri
156
Fort Leavenworth Museum Fort Leavenworth Kansas
158
St Joseph Missouri
159
Hollenberg Ranch Hanover Kansas
160
The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Grand Island Nebraska
161
Fort Bridger Ft Bridger Wyoming
170
Soda Springs and Lava Hot Springs Idaho
171
Massacre Rocks Idaho
172
Fort Boise Replica Parma Idaho
173
Farewell Bend Oregon
174
Blue Mountain Crossing Oregon
175
Whitman Mission Walla Walla Washington
176
Columbia George Interpretive Center Stevenson Washington
177
Fort Vancouver Vancouver Washington
178
Additional Readings
181
Bibliography
187
Index
193
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