This is the latest accepted revision, reviewed on 11 January 2019. West, large-appalachian Trail in Bits and Pieces PDF wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
Författare: Mary Sands.
Mary "Mama Boots" Sands introduced more than 100 Girl Scouts to the adventures of the Appalachian Trail during more than 16 years of hiking it in sections. It all adds up to well more than 100 individual adventures.
The Oregon Trail was laid by fur traders and traders from about 1811 to 1840, and was only passable on foot or by horseback. By 1836, when the first migrant wagon train was organized in Independence, Missouri, a wagon trail had been cleared to Fort Hall, Idaho. Oregon Trail and its many offshoots were used by about 400,000 settlers, farmers, miners, ranchers, and business owners and their families. The first land route across what is now the United States was mapped by the Lewis and Clark Expedition between 1804 and 1806.
Under Hunt, fearing attack by the Niitsitapi, the overland expedition veered south of Lewis and Clark’s route into what is now Wyoming and in the process passed across Union Pass and into Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Pacific Fur Company partner Robert Stuart led a small group of men back east to report to Astor. The group planned to retrace the path followed by the overland expedition back up to the east following the Columbia and Snake rivers. Fear of an Indian attack near Union Pass in Wyoming forced the group further south where they discovered South Pass, a wide and easy pass over the Continental Divide. This section needs additional citations for verification. The first Fort Laramie as it looked prior to 1840.
In August 1811, three months after Fort Astor was established, David Thompson and his team of British North West Company explorers came floating down the Columbia to Fort Astoria. He had just completed a journey through much of western Canada and most of the Columbia River drainage system. He was mapping the country for possible fur trading posts. North West Company was pressured by the British government to merge with the HBC. Columbia District, or Oregon Country as it was referred to by the Americans, and also in Rupert’s Land.