The Santa Fe, Oregon, and California national historic trails (NHTs) passed through Minor Park in the Kansas City, Missouri area. The Oregon and California trails provided pathways to the Pacific for fur traders, gold seekers, missionaries, and emigrants. The Santa Fe Trail was an international road for American and Mexican traders. Check it out!
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Francis Marshall established the first ferry on the Big Blue River near Marysville, Kansas in 1852, charging fees to ferry emigrant wagons and livestock across the river. More...