Web Sites With Links to The Overland Trail


Get out of your rut! Be adventurous! Some of these links you'll find facinating! Often I just explore the net, going from one link to another -- a great way to travel. I have not personally examined each of these sites, so please inform me if there are any that are offensive, or for whatever reason, not appropriate for all age groups. I have very loosely categorized them for now, and will be reviewing each of them and adding them to the appropriate pages on my site.

EDUCATIONAL SOURCES AND LIBRARIES
HISTORY
HOME PAGES
MEMORIES and DIARIES
NATIVE AMERICANS
OLD WEST AND WESTERN EXPANSION
TRAILS
WESTERN PERSONALITIES
WESTERN PLACES
LEFTOVERS
EDUCATIONAL SOURCES and LIBRARIES
  • Academic Information: The American West
  • Ashwaubenon School District, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
  • The Awesome Library: Top 5% of Educational Sites
  • Arlington, VA Public Schools: Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Augustana College, Sioux Falls,SD: Welcome To The Web For Kids
  • Baltimore County Public Schools: Curriculum Related Links
  • The Bancroft Library: California Research Sites
  • Bayless School District, St. Louis MO: Social Studies Topics
  • Beaverton Oregon: Vose School Resource pages
  • Beaverton Oregon: On The Oregon Trail
  • Bookmarks for Homework: Children's Web Sites
  • Boulder Valley Schools: Carnegie Branch Library For Historical Collections: K-5
  • Brown's Valley Schools: Napa Valley, California
  • Cambridge Elementary School, Jeffersonville, Vermont
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburg: Pioneers and Westward Expansion
  • Catalina Foothills School District, Tuscon, AZ
  • Cavette Elementary, Lincoln Nebraska: Westward Expansion
  • Central Colorado Library System: Midnight at the Internet Cafe: History
  • Central Wyoming College
  • Chevy Chase, MD Schools: Great Resources
  • Chevy Chase, MD Schools: Student Activities
  • Clackamas County OR Schools: Oregon Trail & American West Sites Links
  • Clearfield School United States Historic Trail Sites
  • Coal Creek Elementary School:Sites for Students
  • Columbia GA County Schools: Mrs. Billman's History Page
  • Concord NH Schools: Westward movement
  • Conducting Research Via the Web
  • Connecting Students: Westward Expansion
  • Cooperative Educational Service Agency: Trancontinental Railroads
  • Copernicus Education Gateway
  • CyberBee.Com: Social Studies Links
  • Davenport Iowa Public Library: History & Culture
  • Deer Valley Unified Schools, Phoenix Arizona: Westward Movement
  • Delbarton School, Morristown, NJ: US History Links
  • Dickerson Middle School, Marietta, GA: Social Studies Links
  • Disney Educational Productions: Teacher Tested Ideas
  • Dodson School, Nashville, TN: Westward Expansion Resources
  • Dorseyville Middle School, Pittsburg PA
  • Douglas County Library: Colorado History
  • Edmonds School District, South Snohomish County, Washington State:K-12 Internet Resources
  • Education World: Westward Expansion
  • Educational Resources for History of American West for Middle School History
  • EduScapes, a Source for Lifelong Learning: Pioneer Life
  • EduWeb: Diaries and Journals
  • Eighth Grade US History On-Line: Westward Expansion
  • El Centro College, Dallas TX: American Indian Links
  • Emerson Public Schools, Emerson NJ: The Old West Project
  • EmTech:Social Studies Curriculum Sites
  • Enumclaw Middle School
  • Episcopal School, Baton Rouge Louisiana
  • Fantastic Fifth Grade Web Sites
  • Fort Collins Library Local History Archives: Larimer County's History
  • Fountain Valley School District Curriculum Hotlist
  • Granite School District,SLC,UT: Utah Links
  • Harker Heights HS, Killeen, TX
  • Hillsboro-Deering Schools, Hillsboro, New Hampshire
  • Hilton College: American Studies: From Revolution to Reconstruction
  • Hilton College: The American West 1800-1899
  • Hoffman School, Glenview, Illinois
  • Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: The Disease, the Cure Students research diseases that affected pioneers and settlers
  • The Indiana Dept of Education: Teaching & Learning Center Guide to Oregon Trail
  • Innovative Designs for Education
  • Jefferson Elementary, Lennox, CA: American History Links for Grades 4 & 5
  • Johnsburg Il School District: Social Studies
  • Juniper Learning Teacher Resources
  • Kane, IL Schools: Oregon Trail Resource Page
  • Kansas City Public Library : Western Americana Internet Resources
  • Kansas City Schools: Oregon Trail Search Links
  • Kennewaw Georgia Educational Technology Center
  • Kernsville PA Elementary School's Fifth Grade Social Studies and Westward Expansion
  • Kid Info: Pioneers/Westward Expansion
  • Kid's Corner: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Kyrene School District, Tempe, AZ: Pioneer Links
  • Lakeview Elementary School, Solon Iowa:Social Studies
  • Lee's Summit Schools, Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • Manheim Township PA School District: Social Studies
  • Massachusettes Institute of Technology: Bookmarks for K-8 Children
  • McCook Public Schools Technology Department: American Frontier
  • McMeen Elementary School, Denver, CO: Resource Center
  • McReynolds Middle School Library, Houston Texas
  • Middle School Lessons: Manifest Destiny
  • Minot Schools, Minot, ME: An Oregon Trail Diary Project
  • MSD Pike/Training Resources/K-5
  • Montgomery County, MD: Electronic Literacy Pre K - 12
  • The Multnomah County OR Library Homework Center: 3500+ carefully reviewed K-12 educational resources for students - American History
  • National Park Service: Oregon Trail
  • Nemaha Valley KS High School Links
  • Nevada Museums, Libraries and Arts
  • Newell School, Grand Island, NE
  • Northglenn CO High School: Social Studies Web Sites for Students
  • Oklahoma State University, Special Collections Librarian's Page
  • Old Town Elementary, Round Rock, Texas
  • Oneonta, NY: Research Topic Links
  • Perkins OH Middle School Library: Social Studies Sites
  • Pittsford Schools: Transportation To The West
  • Quaboag, MA Regional Middle-High School: Core Knowledge in US History
  • Realschule Friesenheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany: Lesson Plans for "Moving West: Life of Native Americans Today" (In English)
  • Red Rock Elementary, Gallup, NM : The West Links
  • Red Rock Elementary, Gallup, NM : History Links
  • Richland Schools, Columbia SC: The West
  • The Rochester, New Hampshire Schools
  • Rundlett School, Concord New Hampshire
  • Rutgers University: African-American History
  • Salt Lake County Library System, UT: The West
  • Salt Lake County, UT: American History
  • Scholastic.Com: Westward Expansion
  • Scholastic Review: The Overland Trail
  • Simmons College, Boston MA: New Hampshire History Links
  • Soledad, CA Young Reader Medals
  • Somers Central School District, Lincolndale, NY: The "Red Pony" Project
  • South Central Services, Camden AR: Fantastic Websites
  • Southern Aroostook School, Maine: Characters from the "Old West"
  • Springfield MO Public Schools: Sites for Kids
  • StudyWeb: The Wild West
  • Suffolk County, NY Public Library: Westward Expansion
  • Sunland Elementary School, Phoenix AZ: 5th Grade Social Studies
  • Teacher Net Educational Resource Center
  • Tigard-Tualatin OR Schools:4th Grade Oregon Trail Links
  • TrackStar: Moving West Along The Overland Trails
  • TrackStar: Westward Expansion Lesson Plans and Activities
  • The Trails Project: The U.S. Department of Education
  • Truman High School, Independence, MO: Social Studies Links
  • University of Buffalo Libraries
  • University of CA: Department of History: Links to General History
  • University of Illinois: Westward Expansion WebQuest.
  • Univ of KS: Kansas Collection: History Links: nearly-lost books, letters, diaries, photographs
  • Univeristy of Kansas Library: Historical Maps Menu
  • University of North Carolina: Women of the American West
  • University of Virginia: Celebrating Women's History Resource Center
  • Wallingford Public Schools, Wallingford, Conneticut: Westward Expansion
  • Washington University in St. Louis: American Encounters
  • University of Wyoming:Casper College: The North Platte River
  • Wausau WI School District:Curriculum Page
  • Wayland Public Schools, Wayland, MA
  • WebQuest: Westward Expansion
  • Wyoming Roundup Homework Help for Kids

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  • HISTORY
  • 19th Century American History
  • California History Research
  • California Research Sites from Mariposa County
  • Central Pacific RR Photographic History Museum
  • Colbert County, Alabama: History of Northwest Alabama
  • Cyndi's List: US History
  • English Westerner's Society and Western Frontier History
  • Estes Park, CO: Historical and Museum Links: Over 800 links to history sites
  • General United States Geneology Links
  • Guidon Books: Links to Historical Points of Interest
  • History Matters
  • International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists: Historical Links
  • Koshare Indian Museum: Links to Other Museums
  • Learning On The Net: US History
  • LDS American History Links
  • Linda Kerr's List of History Sites
  • The Mountain Meadows Association
  • Santa Clarita, CA Historical Society:History Web Sites
  • Searchable DataBases on the Web
  • TeachPDLaw's American History to 1870
  • Walton Feed Old Timer Page: The Way We Used To Do it...
  • Worth's History Links from Henderson State University

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  • HOME PAGES
  • Amanda's Astronomy Mnemonics Page (my very own daughter!)
  • Annette's Home Page: The Wild, Wild, West!
  • Bev's Favorite Sites: Genealogy Related Links
  • Glenda's Parlor: the WHR group, a great way to learn about the "Old West"
  • Gold Ledge Links Page
  • Jack's Historical Links
  • Jana's History Home Page
  • John & Deb Devore's Home Page
  • Juel M. Trask's Home Page
  • Must See Web Sites For people who eat, drink, travel, like "good" humored people and want some mild adventure in their lives.
  • Nancy's Favorite Links: The West!
  • North American Forts
  • Randy's Links
  • Ron's Place: The Early American West
  • Surfin' With Murph!: Favorite Web Sites
  • Theresa's Page: The 1800's

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  • MEMOIRS and DIARIES
  • Diaries, Journals, Letters
  • Emigrant Narratives: End of the Oregon Trail
  • George Richard Hamrick Overland Trail Journal ~ 1863 ~ Missouri to California
  • Historical Diaries
  • Historical Diaries and Journals
  • Travel in America A true account of a journey by overland trail from Texas to South Dakota in 1885

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  • NATIVE AMERICANS
  • Broken Threads: Great Links to Native American Resources
  • The Cherokee Trail of Tears
  • Indian Nations
  • Native Americans
  • Indigenous, Aboriginal and Native American Links
  • Rocky Mountain PBS: Tears in the Sand: Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

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  • OLD WEST and WESTWARD EXPANSION
  • 1st Annual Northern Nevada Living History Festival
  • American West: IPL Ready Reference Collection
  • The American West - Frontier History An annotated directory of the best Internet resources on the history of the American West
  • Books & Bookdealers:Old West
  • Connecting Students: Westward Expansion
  • Early West History
  • Early Western Americana information
  • Exploring the Wild West: The Best Western Sites on the Internet.
  • Frontier Days: Real and Imagined
  • General Information Page: The Prairie Traveler
  • GoLive CyberStudio3: Western Links
  • Go West Young Man (and Young Woman)
  • Great Western Links
  • Janke's Old West Sites
  • L'OUEST et le mythe de la FRONTIERE: Links to Western Sites
  • Links of Interest to Writers, Readers, Publishers
  • Links til Nordamerika/USA: her er både historical diaries, links, "vilde Vesten", indianere mv Lots of links to Western History here!
  • The Magnificent Seven:The Old West
  • Missouri: Early Modes of Transportation
  • The Mountain Meadows Association
  • OldWest Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Old West History
  • Old West History Resources
  • Old West Kansas: One Room Schools
  • Porter Locomotives in Russia
  • Stagecoaches
  • Suite101: The Old West
  • Three Points Roadhouse, Lancaster CA: Old West Links
  • WagonMaster's Old West Links
  • Welcome to the Wild, Wild West!
  • The West and Pioneers
  • Western Dance Western Links
  • Westward Expansion
  • Westward Expansion WebQuest
  • Westward Expansion Websites
  • Western Links
  • The Wild West
  • Yahoo! Arts:Humanities:History:By Subject:U.S. History:19th Century:American West

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  • TRAILS
  • America's Trails
  • The Applegate Trail: The Southern Route of the Oregon Trail
  • Bozeman Trail Links
  • Bulletin Board for the Interactive Santa Fe Trail (1/16/98)
  • California Migrations
  • California National Historical Trail Wagon Train: Run for the gold!
  • CyberTrail: the Santa Fe Trail:States, Towns, Forts, and Rest Stops Along the Santa Fe Trail
  • Fort Phil Kearny / Bozeman Trail Association and Foundation
  • Goodnight-Loving Trail Links
  • The Great Migration: 1843 Pioneer Wagon Train to Oregon
  • Historic and Named Trails and Roads in the USA and Canada
  • The Interactive Santa Fe Trail (SFT) Homepage
  • The Interactive Santa Fe Trail
  • The Interactive Santa Fe Trail (SFT) Text-only Homepage (Apr 1999)
  • Kansas Historic Trails
  • Kansas Migrations
  • Links to Trails
  • Messages left on the Interactive Santa Fe Trail May 1995-March 1996
  • Migration Routes
  • The Mormon Trail Links
  • OCTA: Links to Trails
  • OCTA: KANZA Chapter: The Oregon Trail and Other Trail History
  • OCTA: Nebraska Chapter
  • OCTA: Wyoming Chapter: Trail Related Links
  • Old Spanish Trail Association
  • Oregon-California Trail Sources
  • Oregon Trail
  • Oregon Trail Resource Page
  • Oregon Trail: The Trail West
  • Clackamas County OR Schools: Oregon Trail & American West Sites Links
  • Oregon Trail Site Links
  • Other Emigrant Trails West
  • Online Resources:The Oregon Trail, The Way West
  • Overland Trail
  • Santa Fe Trail Wet/Dry Routes Chapter
  • Stages and Trails
  • Touch the Sky Publications - Oregon Trail Links
  • Trails across the West
  • Trail & Migration Sites
  • Trails of Discovery: The Old West
  • Trail Sites from Great Genealogy Links
  • The Unofficial Santa Fe Trail Association Page
  • Wells Fargo Returns to Our Routes-Further Reading
  • Wet/Dry Routes Trail Link Page
  • Which Trail Are We Going To Take?

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  • WESTERN PERSONALITIES
  • Alabama Rangers Cowboy Actions Links
  • Jim Baker, Mountain Man
  • James P. Beckwourth
  • James P. Beckwourth Organization: Links
  • Black Bart
  • Colorado Pioneers
  • Col. John M Chivington
  • DistantCousin.com - Colorado Genealogy Resources
  • Education First: Donner Online
  • Family of Col. John Wanless of Colorado & Wyoming in the 1860's
  • Family -- Genealogy Links
  • The Great Migration: 1843 Pioneer Wagon Train to Oregon
  • Gunfighters of The Old West
  • Hundreds of Links to "Cowboy" Related Pages
  • Mountain Men Page Log Cabin Building
  • Mountain Men
  • Mountain Men: From Old Goat Trading Post
  • Old West: People
  • Pioneers, Frontiermen, Mountainmen and Fur Traders, From AmericanWest
  • Rocky Mountain Gunslingers, Inc
  • Thunder Ridge Muzzleloading
  • US Genealogy Links
  • Whitman, Cayuse, and Oregon Trail Links
  • Women in the 19th Century

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  • WESTERN PLACES
  • 100 Links for Bonner Springs' Centennial: 1998
  • Alphabetical Listing of US Forts
  • City of La Junta, Colorado
  • Colorado Historical and Governmental Sites
  • Colorado Links: Legend and Lore
  • Colorado State and Counties External Links
  • Colorado State Archives: Colorado History Links
  • Deadlands: Places of interest
  • Deadwood, SD
  • Department of Dakota
  • Fort Collins and Neighbors
  • Fort Phil Kearny, WY
  • Fort Morgan, Colorado
  • "Fourteenernet" Links to Places around Colorado
  • Ghost towns, historic sites and lost places of Northern Colorado
  • Hancock County Links
  • Historic places to explore in Oregon
  • Jimmy Camp, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Kansas Sights: Historical Kansas
  • Koshare Indian Museum
  • La Junta, Colorado
  • Larimer County, Colorado
  • Lassen County California: Links and Culture
  • Must See Web Links: Travel and Adventure.
  • OCTA: Related Links to Oregon
  • Poudre River Trail Corridor
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Return Links
  • Texas Links
  • Total Yellowstone Page Links
  • TravelSpots: Colorado Travel, Tourism & Holiday Info
  • U.S. Travel Links
  • White Pine County, NV: Ghost Towns
  • The Wind River Mountains: Backpacking
  • The Web from A to Z: The Oregon page
  • Yuba City: What's New on this Web Site

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  • LEFTOVERS.....
  • Northwest News Cybercorner Archives
  • Alexandre «BUCK» Choquette et la Ruée vers l'or (Look for: Trails to the Gold Rush: une "mine d'or" de liens !)
  • Hikin' the net:Resources for Roughing It
  • (This site is from Russia)
  • Fun Riverboat Links
  • FourteenerNet Links Page
  • Vechernii Internet, zametka 419: DAZhE TURECKI' SULTAN
  • (This is in Russian)
  • RingWorld: Miscellaneous | Social Science
  • Fine Homebuilding - Sites to See - Web Sites for Home Builders
  • New Zealand Log Building Workshop
  • Log Home Building Schools
  • Roofing and gutters - Fine Homebuilding - Sites to See

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