The Oregon Trail

Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life


Take a trip back in time on the Oregon Trail. This series of non-fiction essays from Francis Parkman details life on the nineteenth-century American frontier, detailing the summer a young Parkman traveled through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado and Kansas. Along the way, the author spent time hunting and fishing, as well as participating in a buffalo hunt led by members of the Native American tribe, the Oglala Sioux.

  • The Floating Press; January 1847
  • ISBN 9781776513468
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  • Title: The Oregon Trail
  • Author: Francis Parkman
  • Imprint: The Floating Press