America's Historic Trails

America's Historic Trails

     
 

Author, humorist, and Motel 6 spokesperson Tom Bodett hosts the six-hour special America's Historic Trails, aired on PBS and the Travel Channel. This six-disc set from Questar contains the volumes "The Old Post Road, "The Great Wagon Road and the Wilderness Trail, "The River Road and the Natchez Trace, "The Mormon Trail and California'sSee more details below

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Author, humorist, and Motel 6 spokesperson Tom Bodett hosts the six-hour special America's Historic Trails, aired on PBS and the Travel Channel. This six-disc set from Questar contains the volumes "The Old Post Road, "The Great Wagon Road and the Wilderness Trail, "The River Road and the Natchez Trace, "The Mormon Trail and California's Mission Trail, "The California Trail and El Camino Real, and "Yukon Gold Rush Trail." Each volume is presented in a standard full-frame transfer and Dolby Digital Stereo sound.

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Tom Bodett, familiar to many for his work on National Public Radio and Public Television, hosts this fascinating series on the trails that extended America's frontiers. Follow in the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled and worked the new land.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/15/2002
UPC:
0033937033360
Rating:
NR
Source:
Questar
Time:
5:30:00
Sales rank:
88,550

Special Features

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Vol. 1: The Old Post Road
1. New York City [9:47]
2. Harlem [9:23]
3. Mystic [7:25]
4. New Port [12:10]
5. Bristol [6:10]
6. Old Boston [8:15]
Side #2 -- Vol. 2: The Great Wagon Road and the Wilderness Trail
1. Philadelphia [9:55]
2. Valley Forge [11:21]
3. Gettysburg [5:31]
4. Shenandoah Valley [16:13]
5. Cumberland Gap [7:29]
6. Louisville [2:46]
Side #3 -- Vol. 3: The River Road and the Natchez Trace
1. New Orleans [16:18]
2. Destrehan [2:42]
3. Woodville [8:06]
4. Natchez [13:00]
5. Chickasaw Country [6:10]
6. Nashville [7:38]
Side #4 -- Vol. 4: The Mormon Trail and California's Mission Trail
1. Council Bluffs [9:20]
2. Platte River [10:18]
3. Last Crossing [6:44]
4. Los Angeles [14:40]
5. Lampoc [30:13]
6. Sanoma [6:42]
Side #5 -- Vol. 5: The California Trail and El Camino Real
1. South Pass [10:38]
2. The Sierras [8:40]
3. Gold Country [6:59]
4. El Paso [10:27]
5. Journey of the Dead [9:29]
6. Santa Fe [6:38]
Side #6 -- Vol. 6: The Yukon Gold Rush Trail
1. Seattle [9:33]
2. Port Townshend [11:42]
3. Mount Rainer [5:28]
4. Juno [11:29]
5. Skagway [9:21]
6. White Pass [6:22]

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