Overland Trail


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Overland Trail

Any of several trails, such as the Oregon Trail or the Santa Fe Trail, of westward migration in the United States. The term is sometimes used to refer collectively to all the overland migration routes from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean.
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He played a baseball player in "Rhubarb'' and an Indian in "Old Overland Trail.
He played a baseball player in Rhubarb and an Indian in Old Overland Trail.
Located within the Overland Trail Ranch in south-central Wyoming, the project will create 114 operations and maintenance jobs and will meet the power demands of one million households in the western US.
He also provides data on the personal background of the main travelers and brief histories of related movements, such as the fur trade and the Mormon exodus that contributed to development of the Overland Trail.
West from Salt Lake: Diaries from the Central Overland Trail chronicles the journey of one Captain James Simpson, who in 1859 forged a more direct trail between Salt Lake City and California by taking a desert route, which the Pony Express and others adopted.
It acted as a de facto instructional on how to do the overland trail.
The twenty-third volume of the American Trails series, West from Salt Lake: Diaries from the Central Overland Trail gathers excerpts (many previously unpublished) from twenty-three diaries of emigrants who traveled from Salt Lake City to California during the mid-1800's.
West from Salt Lake; diaries from the central overland trail.
The Overland Trail Museum is excited to host a Butterfield Pilgrimage on August 30 and a Storytelling Day on September 18," says Daisy McCutcheon, President of the Fort Davis Historical Society.
From Ozette head north, carefully ford the Ozette River at low tide, climb over Point of the Arches on an overland trail.
He also has a 312,160-acre Wyoming ranch and The Overland Trail Cattle Ranch in Saratoga includes 5,200 head of cattle and crops such as hay, alfalfa and grain.
has signed a purchase and sale agreement to purchase certain natural gas gathering and processing assets in the eastern Green River Basin of Wyoming from Duke Energy Field Services, LP, Overland Trail Transmission and Duke Energy Field Services Marketing.