The Oregon Trail

by Renae

The Oregon Trail, originally uploaded by CarolinaRen.

A nice map card showing the Oregon Trail, from a distant (geographically!) relative on my husband’s side. She picked this up for me on a recent trip to Portland–thank you!

From the back: “Lewis & Clark [sic] expedition of 1804 paved the way for the westward exodus of an estimated 200,000 pioneers by wagon train along what became known as the Oregon Trail.” Imagine traveling all that way by horse and wagon….

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