All serious research - regardless of educational level - is encouraged.
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Oregon Historical Society
Letters, diaries, reports, and reminiscences were written by the Whitmans. Many of these are available on the web. more . . .
Read more about the Whitmans. Several books are available here.
Did You Know?
Wagons used on the Oregon Trail had to carry nearly 2000 pounds of supplies. They traveled 2000 miles or more to the Oregon Country. Most wagons were pulled by oxen as they could eat the prairie grass and survive without lots of food for lengthy periods.