PIONEER LANDMARKS ASSIGNMENT

  •                   PIONEER LANDMARKS

                               

            The early trails that the pioneers traveled were just that-----TRAILS.  There were no road signs or mile markers to help the travelers along.  Instead the pioneers relied on landmarks. 

              Research the Oregon Trail landmarks listed below.  Read, write two facts and draw a picture about each landmark.  Use the sheet given to you in school to write your facts. 

            If possible, use the internet to read and see pictures of the landmarks.  The website is www.historyglobe.com  

    -         After you get to the home page, in the left hand corner, under Websites, it will say Oregon Trail. 

    -         Click on this. 

    -         Then you will see Oregon Trail Virtual Tour.  At the bottom of this it will say, Start your tour of the Oregon Trail. 

    -         Click on this.

    -         This will take you to the MAP OF 1843.  Here you will click on  

              each place on the map or just take the TRAIL TOUR.

     

     Use the website link for the following landmarks.

         Independence                        Soda Springs

        Courthouse Rock                   Fort Hall

        Chimney Rock                         Fort Boise

        Fort Laramie                           Whitman Mission

        Independence Rock                The Dalles

        Fort Bridger                             Oregon City

       

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PIONEER LANDMARKS

     

    Independence, Missouri

     

     

     

     

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    Courthouse Rock

     

     

     

     

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    Chimney Rock

     

     

     

        

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    Fort Laramie

     

     

     

     

     

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    Independence Rock

     

     

     

     

     

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    Fort Bridger

     

     

     

     

     

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    Soda Springs

     

     

     

     

     

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    Fort Hall

     

     

     

     

     

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    Fort Boise

     

     

     

     

     

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    Whitman Mission

     

     

     

     

     

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    The Dalles

     

     

     

     

     

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    Oregon City

     

     

     

     

     

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