Oregon Trail Web Site Links for Mrs. Renz' TpT Units.

bulletLANDMARKS - see information about the famous landmarks on the trail

 

bullet End of the Oregon Trail - the Oregon City Museum's web site
bullet Oregon Trail - a great resource by the creators of the PBS special
 
bullet Maps of the Oregon Trail - lots of them to look at
bullet Frequently Asked Questions About the Oregon Trail
 
bullet An Oregon Trail Photo Quiz
bullet The Barlow Family & Their Toll Road
 
bullet Provisions & Prices for the Trip - click then scroll down to find out
bullet Oregon Trail Family Diary Entry - Coon Family of Illinois
 
bullet Another Oregon Trail Supply & Price List
bullet Emigrant Biographies and Narratives
 
bullet Kids on the Trail - what was life like for the kids? Find out!
bullet Recipes from the Trail
 
bullet Oregon Trail Teacher's Guide 
bullet More Recipes
 
bullet Quilt Block Activity  - Design a quilt square online
bullet Pioneer Recipes for Kids
 
bullet Author, Kevin Boos has GREAT Oregon Trail photos and information
bullet Wagon Diagram & Description
 
bullet More Oregon Trail Maps 
bullet Author, Kevin Boos has GREAT Oregon Trail photos and information
 
bullet Oregon Trail Landmark Videos
   
bullet Oregon Trail Facts & Information

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Oregon Trail Landmarks

Arranged Alphabetically

bulletAlcove Spring
 
bulletIndependence
bulletBarlow Road
bulletIndependence Rock
bulletChimney Rock
bulletOregon City
bullet Courthouse & Jail Rock
 
bulletParting of the Ways
bullet Devil's Gate
 
bulletPlatte River Crossing
bulletFort Boise
bulletScott's Bluff
bulletFort Bridger
 
bulletSoda Springs
bulletFort Hall
bulletSouth Pass
bulletFort Kearney
bulletThe Dalles
bulletFort Laramie
bulletThree Island Crossing
bulletFort Vancouver
bulletWhitman Mission
   
   
ALCOVE SPRING
Alcove Springs Information - from the National Park Service
Alcove Spring - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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BARLOW ROAD
Barlow Road - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Samuel K. Barlow's Biography - from the Oregon Blue Book

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CHIMNEY ROCK
Chimney Rock - from Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Sketches & Paintings of Chimney Rock
Chimney Rock - by History Globe.com
Chimney Rock - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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COURTHOUSE & JAIL ROCK
Courthouse & Jail Rock - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Photo of Courthouse & Jail Rock Today
About Courthouse & Jail Rock
Courthouse & Jailhouse Rock - by History Globe.com

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DEVIL'S GATE
Devil's Gate - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Devil's Gate Information
Devil's Gate - great maps!

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FORT BOISE
Fort Boise on the Oregon Trail - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Fort Boise - by History Globe.com

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FORT BRIDGER
Fort Bridger - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Jim Bridger, the Man & the Fort
Fort Bridger Photographs of the Past
Fort Bridger - by History Globe.com
Fort Bridger - by the Overland Trail

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FORT HALL
Fort Hall - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Fort Hall - by History Globe.com
Fort Hall Accounts - look at and read accounting books and records of the fort from 1834-1837.   The original books are now part of the collection at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon. 

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FORT KEARNEY
Fort Kearney - from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Kearney from the Beginning - from Kearney.net
Fort Kearney Information & Panorama - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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FORT LARAMIE
Fort Laramie - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Fort Laramie - by History Globe.com
Fort Laramie Video

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FORT VANCOUVER
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Fort Vancouver - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Fort Vancouver - by Area Parks.com
Fort Vancouver Park - scroll to the bottom of the page to see a photo of the fort
360 Degree View of Fort Vancouver as it is today - click the link under the photo at the top of the main screen

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INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI 
Independence, the Jumping Off Town - by History Globe.com
Independence, Missouri - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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INDEPENDENCE ROCK
Independence Rock - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
History of Independence Rock
Independence Rock - by History Globe.com
Watch an Online Video of Independence Rock

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OREGON CITY
Oregon City - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Oregon City - by History Globe.com

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PARTING OF THE WAYS
Parting of the Ways - from the Oregon-California Trails Association
Parting of the Ways
Parting of the Ways

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PLATTE RIVER CROSSING
North Platte River Crossing
Platte River & Ash Hollow - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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SODA SPRINGS
Soda Springs - by History Globe.com

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SCOTTS BLUFF
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Scotts Bluff - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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SOUTH PASS
South Pass - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
Landsat Photo of South Pass - a view from space

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THE DALLES
The Dalles - by Prof. Mike Trinklein
The Dalles - by History Globe.com

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THREE ISLAND CROSSING
Three Island Crossing - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

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WHITMAN MISSION
Whitman Mission - by History Globe.com
Whitman Mission - by Prof. Mike Trinklein

     

 

 

 

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  OREGON TRAIL MAPS

bullet Independence, Alcove Spring, Fort Kearney, Lake McConaughy
 
bullet Keeney Pass, Flagstaff Hill, Blue Mountains, Whitman Mission, The Dalles
bullet Map & Sites from Windlass Hill, Ash Hollow, Scott's Bluff
 
bullet Oregon Trail Map - with clickable links to many landmarks by History Globe.com
bullet Fort Laramie, Register Cliff, Gurnsey Ruts, Ayres Natural Bridge, South Pass
 
bullet Modern Map - shows the Trail going though states
bullet Sublette Cutoff,  Fort Bridger, Fossil Butte
 
bullet The Dalles, Barlow Road, Columbia Gorge, Fort Vancouver, Oregon City
bullet Soda Springs, Fort Hall, Three Island Crossing 
   
     

 

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