Seven Trails West

Seven Trails West Seven Trails West tells many stories in one the epic tale of determined men and women some of them famous trailbreakers some little known the lures that attracted these pragmatic dreamers to the West

  • Title: Seven Trails West
  • Author: Arthur King Peters
  • ISBN: 9780789206787
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Paperback
  • Seven Trails West tells many stories in one the epic tale of determined men and women some of them famous trailbreakers, some little known the lures that attracted these pragmatic dreamers to the West and the ordeals and disappointments they overcame along the way Richly illustrated with archival photos, paintings, maps, and documents, this exhilarating book offers tSeven Trails West tells many stories in one the epic tale of determined men and women some of them famous trailbreakers, some little known the lures that attracted these pragmatic dreamers to the West and the ordeals and disappointments they overcame along the way Richly illustrated with archival photos, paintings, maps, and documents, this exhilarating book offers the general reader a vivid overview of the western trail network that bound an immature nation together and provided an armature for later development By turns an inspiring and disturbing account, Seven Trails West explores the virtues and vices, the triumphs and failures of the greatest voluntary mass migration in history The critical yet still little known role played by the trails in this migration is vital for understanding how America came to be.

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    1. Picked this up on a trip out West. It covers:1.) The Lewis and Clark Expedition2.) Mountain Men and the Fur Trade3.) The Santa Fe Trail4.) The Oregon-California Trail5.) The Mormon Trail6.) The Pony Express7.) The First Continental Telegraph and RailroadOur family has traveled on portions of each.

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