Over the Applegate Trail to Oregon in 1846

by Bert Webber

Publisher: Webb Research Group in Medford, OR

Written in English
Published: Pages: 182 Downloads: 243
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  • Oregon,
  • Oregon.,
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  • Pringle, Virgil K. -- Diaries,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon,
  • Pioneers -- Applegate Trail -- Diaries,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Applegate Trail,
  • Oregon -- History -- To 1859

Edition Notes

Other titlesApplegate trail, Pringle diary and other pertinences
StatementBert Webber. The Pringle diary and other pertinences : the unabridged diary with genealogy added / by Anne Billeter.
ContributionsPringle, Virgil K., Billeter, Anne.
LC ClassificationsF880 .W44 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL985531M
ISBN 100936738812
LC Control Number96023359

Bibliography Main Sources: Applegate, Lindsay, “Notes and Reminiscences of Laying Out and Establishing the Old Emigrant Road into Southern Oregon in the Year ,” OCTA Overland Journal (); reprinted from Oregon Historical Society Quarterly, March, Clark, Keith & Tiller, Lowell, Terrible Trail: The Meek Cutoff, (Caldwell, ID. The official website of the Oregon Secretary of State Chronology of events in Oregon history from to First large migration of over emigrants arrives via Oregon Trail. Lt. John C. Fremont mounts reconnaissance of Oregon Trail "Wolf Meetings" lead to Provisional Government. Applegate Trail opens as alternative to Oregon Trail. Volume 1 Number 1. Journal of the Shaw Historical Library. Out of Print. The Shaw Historical Library; The Applegate Trail, to ; Kit Carson of the West. Smith had emigrated with the large family of his parents over the Oregon Trail in They had ended up taking a new branch of the trail known as the “Southern Route” or Applegate Trail, which entered into Oregon from the south, through the northeast corner of Mexican-owned California.

Oregon Pioneers Already in Oregon Prior to The Oregon Territory: Pioneers and Emigrants from to From Stephenie Flora's Lists Oregon Trail: Lots of information on Emigrants, Pioneers, Companies, and Happenings during these years. Oregon Pioneers The . country. The most widely-read book about the Oregon Trail was that of the great American historian Francis Parkman. He rode from Independence to Fort Laramie, keeping a daily diary. Afterwards, he wrote his book, The Oregon Trail, with several subsequent editions. It was a brilliant recording of the sight and sound and feel of his Size: KB. The story of Crowley, the pioneers and the development of Josephine County will come to life at the Sunny Valley Applegate Trail Interpretive Center; now under construction near the covered bridge over Grave Creek. The 5, square-foot building is scheduled from completion this summer (). The Oregon Trail went from western Missouri across the Great Plains into the Rocky Mountains to Oregon City, Oregon. It was most heavily used in the s, s, and s. It was the longest historic overland migration trail in North America. The length of the wagon trail from the Missouri River to Willamette Valley was about 2, miles (3, km). It normally took four to six months to.

The Oregon Trail (The Penguin American Library) Oregon's Promise: An Interpretive History by David Peterson Del Mar, David Peterson del Mar, David Peterson Mar Paperback from Oregon State Univ Pr. Over the Applegate Trail to Oregon in The Pringle Diary and Other Pertinences, the Unabridged Diary With Genealogy Added by Anne Bileter, Ph.D. Description: page illustrated book (22x14 cm.) by Bert Webber, consisting of description of the Applegate branch of the Oregon Trail, including the unabridged diary of Virgil K. Pringle, with genealogy added by Anne Billeter. Includes maps and "Driving the Trail in the Black Rock Desert Today.". Tabitha Brown of Massachusetts went to Oregon at the age of sixty seven with her family. Her party took on the Applegate Trail, a shortcut through southern Oregon that Jesse Applegate opened. They became lost, attacked by native Americans and ran out of food. She lost almost all of her possessions and nearly starved but survived.

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book reviews & /5(5). The Applegate Trail was an emigrant trail through the present-day U.S. states of Idaho, Nevada, California, and Oregon used in the midth century by emigrants on the American was originally intended as a less dangerous alternative to the Oregon Trail by which to reach the Oregon of the route was coterminous with the California Trail.

Applegate Trail is the common name of a new wagon road to the Willamette Valley which was a southern alternative to the Oregon Trail along the Columbia. It was located in by an exploring party in which two Applegate brothers played a leading role. ABNER HACKLEMAN’S TRIP TO OREGON the Applegate Trail, or the Free Emigrant Road, more information is included about the dangerous trip down the Columbia River.

Abner Hackleman led a wagon train over the Oregon Trail inlocated a place to settle, and in August,started on a journey back to Iowa for his family.

File Size: KB. The Applegate Trail is an alternate southern route of the Oregon Trail and was blazed from west to east, intersecting the California Trail at the Humboldt River.

It is historically linked to the Oregon Trail in that it was developed as an alternative route into Oregon that avoided the obstacles of the Burnt River Canyon, the Blue Mountains, and. Over the Applegate Trail to Oregon in - The Pringle Diary and Other Pertinences: Genealogy (Pringle) by Anne Billeter by Bert Webber A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. They were compelled to abandon their wagons in the mountains, but the following year workmen opened the Barlow Road, a final overland segment of the Oregon Trail.

Thousands traveled its course and paid the toll untilwhen it passed to the State of Oregon. In explorers from the Willamette Valley opened the Applegate Trail. The Oregon Treaty is a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that was signed on Jin Washington, D.C.

The treaty brought an end to the Oregon boundary dispute by settling competing American and British claims to the Oregon Country; the area had been jointly occupied by both Britain and the U.S.

since the Treaty of Location: Washington, D.C., United States. “Oregon was discovered when someone followed the Oregon Trail right out to the end.” ― Richard Armour, It All Started with Columbus: Being an Unexpurgated, Unabridged, and Unlikely History of the United States from Christopher Columbus to Richard M.

Nixon. InJesse Applegate and fourteen others from near Dallas, Oregon, established a trail south from the Willamette Valley and east to Fort Hall.

This route offered emigrants an alternative to the perilous "last leg" of the Oregon Trail down the treacherous Columbia River. Over the Applegate Trail to Oregon in Bert Webber Not In Library. Publishing History Bert Webber, 2 books Welborn Beeson, 1 book Smith, John E., 1 book Lester Hulin, 1 book Emerson, William, 1 book.

Lists. watch for edits or export all records. Add to List. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Applegate Trail of A Documentary Guide to the Original Southern Emigrant Route to Oregon by William Emerson (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Applegate Trail. Inthe Applegate Brothers back-tracked Fremont’s route to establish a wagon route to Oregon that would avoid the treacherous Columbia River. The route was used for several years as the “Southern Road to Oregon.” Applegate-Lassen Trail. Applegate Trail: - On August 9,a large group of wagons set out west from Fort Hall to travel the new Applegate Trail.

By mid-October the emigrants were traveling up the rugged mountainous terrain on the Trappers’ Trail toward the unnamed Mt. Sexton Pass. The California National Historic Trail and its. The Applegate Trail, first laid out and used inwas a southern alternative to the western-most segment of the Oregon Trail, with its users leaving the original Oregon City-bound Oregon Trail route near Ft.

Hall, in what is now southeastern Idaho, and following the California Trail west along the. The Applegate Trail opened in and crossed the southern Oregon Cascade Mountains through Grants Pass, Medford and Klamath Falls.

The Meek-Elliott-Macy route was established in after 9 years of unsuccessful attempts to find passage from the / In he came across the plains to Oregon, and was met at Fort Hall by Jesse Applegate, and came with him across the mountains by the Applegate route. During the Cayuse war he was one of a company of sixteen to take dispatches to California, but the deep snow in the Siskiyous prevented them from crossing, and they were obliged to return to.

Some wagons left the Oregon Trail in Idaho and came into the Willamette Valley via the Southern or Applegate route, and 50 wagons split off to pioneer the first wagon road to Washington Territory.

At Umatilla Indian Agency, Thomas K. Williams, acting Indian Agent, attempted to keep an accurate list of those passing the agency on the Oregon. Applegate Lindsay Diary of Lindsay Applegate: Organizer and Leader of The South Trail Expedition of Aram Joseph Across the continent in a caravan: recollections of a journey from New York through the western wilderness and over the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific in File Size: KB.

The Merrill Mattes Research Library and Archives Over 2, trail diaries, letters and first person recollections comprise the nucleus of this library. The focus of the library is the trans-Mississippi West from to Pioneer Diaries and Emigrant Biographies from the End of the Oregon Trail Intrepretive Center.

9) Claudia L. Barber's 'Roster of the Applegate Trail' gives the death date of John Brisbin as 25 Oct 10) "John Brisbin age 64 - died on Applegate Trail Oct. 25" [Bert Webber, 'Over the Applegate Trail to Oregon in ' pg ] Carlene wrote to Anne Billeter asking about the source of this information.

Applegate Trail Bibliography The Hugo Emigrant Trails Committee (Trails • Emerson, William, The Applegate Trail ofA Documentary Guide to the Original Southern Emigrant Route to Oregon. Ember • Webber, Bert, Over The Applegate Trail To Oregon in Webb Research Group Publishers, Medford, Oregon, Emigrants To Oregon In Listing for Surnames A - L.

compiled by Stephenie Flora and Nancy Prevost T he following lists are being updated constantly. If you have additions or corrections please contact me Stephenie you have pictures of your ancestor that you are willing to share I would love to add them to the Photo Gallery.

Oregon Trail Diaries Written in when he was 78 years old — 57 years after the trip — it tells the story of a 14 year old boy on the Oregon and Applegate Trails. One event he cited conflicts with other accounts, but most of the story appears to be accurate.

And Of Oregon from to I think it was about the 12th of July. A particularly important trail for those heading into Oregon was the Applegate Trail – which was the southern alternative to the Oregon Trail.

Jesse Applegate, in particular, was instrumental in opening the South Road to Oregon, also known as the Scott-Applegate Trail.

Beginning at Fort Hall in Idaho, the trail followed the Humboldt River. The history of the Oregon Trail makes for fascinating reading in its own right as well as for background for what follows in this resource. Dallas, Oregon is about miles northwest of St. Louis, Missouri. The RED line is an approximation of the route of the Oregon Trail.

"Known as the southern route of the Oregon Trail, the Applegate Trail provided an alternative for settlers who wanted to. The Barlow Road, Meek Cutoff, and Applegate Trail represented efforts to cross the Cascades in the northern, central, and southern parts of Oregon, respectively.

The Barlow Road would become the final leg of the Oregon Trail after its construction inand the Santiam Wagon Road would cut through the central part of the mountains. This Road We Traveled by Jane Kirkpatrick is a novel set during the s, on a wagon train to Oregon.

I confess, I wasn't able to finish it. I read a good part of This Road We Traveled, but just wasn't feeling it. I couldn't get into the story/5.The Applegate Trail, which was located inwas a new wagon road to the Willamette Valley, an alternative to the Oregon Trail that followed a northern route that included the Columbia River.Most Americans have heard of the Oregon Trail.

The Applegate Trail is an alternate southern route blazed inwhen Jesse Applegate led an expedition to forge a trail away from the standard route to avoid some of the more ominous obstacles such as the .