Exploring the American West

SKU: 978-0912627137
$16.99Price

Official National Park illustrated handbook chronicles how the land between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean was explored, mapped, photographed, and settled between 1803 and 1879. Part one includes a brief historical narrative of the events that lured men westward between 1803-1879. Part two describes the mountain men, explorers and scientists who helped in the western expansion to the Pacific Ocean. Part three is a documented pictorial record created by artists, cartographers, and photographers who accompanied the organized expeditions to the west.

Fort Laramie Historical Association

965 Gray Rocks Road

Fort Laramie, WY 82212

307.837.2221 x 3012

 

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

965 Gray Rocks Road

Fort Laramie, WY 82212

307.837.2221

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