Fantastic Facts about the Oregon Trail
Wind-powered wagons; the $100 drink of water; mysterious empty graves; a cow that started a war. Read all about these fantastic facts--and dozens of others--in this fun-to-read book.
Did you know that some pioneers took a "shortcut" to Oregon that took them perilously close to Antarctica? Or that ferryboat operators on the Oregon Trail could earn nearly $2,000 per day? Or that many pioneers found ice in the middle of the blazing hot desert? It's all true! An entertaining read for young people or anyone interested in the great western journey.