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8 edition of California and Oregon Trail found in the catalog.

California and Oregon Trail

being sketches of prairie and Rocky Mountain life

by Francis Parkman

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by T. Y. Crowell & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Oregon National Historic Trail.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel,
    • Oregon National Historic Trail

    • Edition Notes

      Added t.p.: The Oregon Trail.

      Statementby Francis Parkman, jr., with an introducation by Edward G. Bourne, PH.D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF592 .P256
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., xix, 416 p.
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6907046M
      LC Control Number01016630
      OCLC/WorldCa3610985

      The restored ranch and Pony Express station are maintained by the Kansas State Historical Society, and at the interpretive center there, built near a modern parking lot, I learned about the place. Gerat Hollenberg was a German immigrant who had first crossed the Oregon Trail during the California Released on: J Emigrant Diaries and Journals. Across the Plains, Mountains and Deserts--Trail Diary Bibliography is a listing of all known diaries and reminiscences and their depositories compiled by Will Bagley in co-operation with the National Park Service. Paper Trail is the website database created by the Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) from thousands of trail-related documents of the 19th.

        The Oregon Trail. Francis Parkman Jr. originally released in as The California and Oregon Trail. The book reviewed is from Oxford University, Oxford World’s Classics edition. Oxford and New York. , reissued in pp. Parkman’s original report of his spring through autumn trip along the Oregon Trail was originally serialized in. Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail. Florida has 7 rail-trails trails. These trails range from to miles in length. The most popular trails are Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail, Nature Coast State Trail and Cross Seminole Trail. member Bruce S. recently completed Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail.

      The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life. New York: George P. Putnam, Octavo, original blind-stamped slate blue cloth. First edition, rare first issue, of one of the best known of all the great Western narratives, Parkman’s lively classic account of his journey along the Oregon Trail. The California and Oregon trail: being sketches of prairie and Rocky Mountain life. [Hardcover] by Francis Parkman, Jr. and a great selection of related books, art .


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Back in Boston, he turned the journal that he had kept on the trail into a series of sketches that were published in the Knickerbocker Magazine and afterwards as a book, The California and Oregon Trail, Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life (), now better known by the abbreviated title of a later revised edition, The Oregon Trail.

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