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Conestoga Wagon - [Figure 9.—Details of the Freight-Carrying Wagon, 1800-1820, of Figure 8. (Drawing by Donald W. Holst.)]

Conestoga Wagon - [Figure 9.—Details of the Freight-Carrying Wagon, 1800-1820, of Figure 8. (Drawing by Donald W. Holst.)]

The Conestoga Wagon had a little more than a hundred years lifespan but came to symbolize the American growth of colonial expansion. During the 1700's, the Appalachian Mountains were where the frontier began. Places such as Pittsburgh were the hub that connected people in their trek for moving west. With the capacity it could haul and stabilization it produced, the Conestoga wagon was the perfect transportation method used by early colonists.

The Conestoga Wagon had a little more than a hundred years lifespan but came to symbolize the American growth of colonial expansion. During the 1700's, the Appalachian Mountains were where the frontier began. Places such as Pittsburgh were the hub that connected people in their trek for moving west. With the capacity it could haul and stabilization it produced, the Conestoga wagon was the perfect transportation method used by early colonists.

Ezra Meeker, (1830-1928)  As a young man, he was a pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by covered wagon. Beginning in his 7O's, he worked tirelessly to memorialize the trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth.  He brought publicity to the Oregon Trail, marking it with monuments in communities along the way, so that its historical significance would not be lost.

On a Shelf with No Paddle

Ezra Meeker, (1830-1928) As a young man, he was a pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by covered wagon. Beginning in his 7O's, he worked tirelessly to memorialize the trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth. He brought publicity to the Oregon Trail, marking it with monuments in communities along the way, so that its historical significance would not be lost.

View of the Deadwood Stage, called "Silver Top" in Deadwood (Lawrence County) South Dakota. The driver holds a shotgun; one of the men on the ground is Tom Grant. 1876

View of the Deadwood Stage, called "Silver Top" in Deadwood (Lawrence County) South Dakota. The driver holds a shotgun; one of the men on the ground is Tom Grant. 1876

This photo of the Verde Reservation Chiefs by D.P. Flanders 1873-1874. I think this group is Tolkepaya or Western Yavapai People.

This photo of the Verde Reservation Chiefs by D.P. Flanders 1873-1874. I think this group is Tolkepaya or Western Yavapai People.

Items found on chuckwagon:  flour sugar dried fruit coffee beans pinto beans plates cups cutlery “possible drawer” salt lard ba...

Items found on chuckwagon: flour sugar dried fruit coffee beans pinto beans plates cups cutlery “possible drawer” salt lard ba...

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