The Oregon Trail

Title

The Oregon Trail

Authors

Francis Parkman

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The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. His detailed description of the journey, set against the vast majesty of the Great Plains, has emerged through the generations as a classic narrative of one man's exploration of the American Wilderness.

Publication Date

1-1-1963

Publisher

Washington Square Press

Disciplines

United States History

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