Hello, and welcome to Surviving the Oregon Trail!  Our greatest desire is not only to educate our visitors and provide helpful and free homeschool and teacher resources but also to come together and build a community of friends and family to help encourage and inspire one another to learn more and share often! We hope that you will become a member of our growing community and share the things you learn with all of us! We’d love to have you aboard our wagon train today!

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Dive into our rich history filled with joy and sorrow, triumph and defeat. Learn about the people and places that formed our country into what it is today! Where did all the people come from, and where were they going? Why did the pioneers seek a new land and what happened to the ones who lived there before? Find this out and more in Surviving the Oregon Trail!

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Let us take you on a ride through the wild, wild west and beyond! Learn STRANGE facts and neat landmarks throughout the land between Missouri to Oregon, as well as California & Utah. Hands-on Activities and fun games will help you expand your understanding and GROW YOUR INTEREST in Geography through our new and fun filled Surviving the Oregon Trail studies!

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Have you ever wondered what it might be like for the pioneers of old? How did they travel, how did they survive? What accidents and tragedies did they endure along the way? Where did they find food and water in order to make it to their destination ALIVE? Explore with us not only how they survived but how you too can survive the great unknown!



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