California Trail


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California Trail

route used by pioneers, extending from Wyoming to Sacramento. [Am. Hist.: WB, 21: 440f]
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A federal judge on Tuesday demanded that local government and activists find a way to help hundreds of homeless people camped along a California trail before he forces them to move from the site.
The California Trail Interpretive Center presents a temporary exhibit that features paintings by Native American students from Owyhee Combined School, located in the Duck Valley Indian Reservation, Owyhee, Nevada.
Taking the Oregon Trail, the emigrants decided to follow a shortcut to their destination, the Hastings cut-off, a much-touted but untried route from Fort Bridger, Wyoming, to the California Trail.
Meldahl, a professor of geology and oceanography, draws on the diaries and letters of the emigrants, as well as his own experience trekking the 2,000-mile California Trail, to bring to life the settlers' experience in the harsh western landscape.
The announcement was made at an event noting the upcoming California Trail Days on May19 and20, a statewide recognition of the importance of trails and their upkeep.
Ellen Taylor is an art teacher at California Trail Junior High School in Olathe, Kansas.
Or head down the central California Trail run where you can carve a nice wide slalom and weave from state to state.
This year a wagon train will travel the California Trail to commemorate the 1849 California Gold Rush.
40 (1953), a biography of the highway; American Ways of Life (1954); Pickett's Charge (1959); The California Trail (1962); Not So Rich as You Think (1968), on ecology; American Place Names (1970); and American Given Names (1979).
The California Trail Interpretive Center presents a temporary exhibit, EIDOS: Contemplating the Pioneer Experience, by San Francisco Artist Ann Belden.
As you can well see, this is a service to everyone who uses the trail,'' said Barry Wetherby, secretary-treasurer of the nonprofit California Trail Users Coalition, which coordinated the $290,532 project.
Three years later the first emigrant party traveled the new Applegate Trail, which branched off the California Trail in Nevada and ran northwest across the Black Rock Desert and the Siskiyous into the Rogue and Willamette river valleys.

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