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Overland Trail (Essay index reprint series) by James Monaghan

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacif,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • West (U.S.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8204585M
ISBN 100836919998
ISBN 109780836919998

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What a great book to read to understand the history of The Overland Trail or The Oregon and California Trail. Includes details about the earliest mountain men and pioneers - names you do not hear about in our history. Loads of details about the Donner party coming to California - 4/5.   The Overland Trail that spread to the gold fields of California and Oregon was a trying ordeal; it tested the will and endurance of the American character. The experience of the trail not only shaped America geographically, but socially, politically, and economically as well. The trail also shaped another American institution: by: This classic book offers a lively and penetrating analysis of what the overland journey was really like for midwestern farm families in the mids. Through the subtle use of contemporary diaries, memoirs, and even folk songs, John Mack Faragher dispels the common stereotypes of male and female roles and reveals the dynamic of pioneer family /5(9). Following the Trail into Wyoming (Includes Jack Slade's possible "hideout") HINTS FOR PLAINS TRAVELERS DISTANCES OF STAGE STATIONS BETWEEN ATCHISON & PLACERVILLE TIMELINE BIBLIOGRAPHY. Send Check or Money Order to: Elizabeth Larson Overland Trail Book PO Box Portales, New Mexico For further information you may use e-mail. Send.

Emigrants on the Overland Trail takes a unique and fascinating approach to writing about westward emigration. Rather than just following one group of emigrants, Michael LaSalle follows all the wagon trains that headed west in As they struggle along each section of the trail, readers develop a thorough understanding of the physical and /5(18). The Overland Trail (also known as the Overland Stage Line) was a stagecoach and wagon trail in the American West during the 19th portions of the route had been used by explorers and trappers since the s, the Overland Trail was most heavily used in the s as a route alternative to the Oregon, California, and Mormon trails through central Wyoming. More info The information pack includes the following items to carry with you on your walk: "The Overland Track - One Walk Many Journeys" visitor guide book (published by PWS); a Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair , waterproof map. The information pack will be mailed to the address provided. Allow weeks for postage within Australia and. Get in Touch W rd St Overland Park, KS () [email protected]

Pioneer Spirit Book 1: Overland Trail This book about the Mormons going West to Utah. But they took on others, too! They had carts that they pushed. One family came from the Ozarks. Names were Sister Woman, Zeff and Baby Boy! Story is kind of strange, but good. Baby Boy /5. As in "Snow Mountain Passage," I went back 22 years in my library, to finally read a book about "The Overland Trail." This book also takes place in , the same year as the Donner Party set out for the "Land of Milk and Honey" of California/5. Women and Men on the Overland Trail Yale University Press Second Edition Faragher, John Mack With factual information taken from primary source documentation, this book is itself a snapshot of a time hazily recalled by most people. Utilizing the written journals and diaries from a pool of to select from it offers a fair description of what life must have been like on the trails /5. Undaunted Courage: Meriweather Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West – This excellent book by Stephen Ambrose is about adventure travel in it’s purest form. It is also, quite simply, an excellent book. While this story is a far cry from modern overland travel, it really is a .